PINC & STEEL AND
NEXT STEPS PROGRAM
The PINC & STEEL Cancer Rehabilitation Programs are dedicated to improving the health, quality of life and sense of wellbeing of men and women diagnosed with cancer.
WHAT ARE THE PINC & STEEL PROGRAMS?
The PINC & STEEL Cancer Rehabilitation Program is specifically designed to help maximise recovery, regain physical and emotional strength, improve body confidence and control after a cancer diagnosis, during treatment and after cancer. The Program is delivered by a certified PINC & STEEL Cancer Rehabilitation Physiotherapists and provides a full range of services designed to care, support and guide people through every stage of their treatment and recovery.
THE PROGRAMS AIM TO:
Optimise physical and functional recovery
Ease pain and muscular tension
Regain strength and mobility
Increase energy levels and improve breathing
Strengthen core muscles and improve posture
Improve physical functioning and maintain independence
Reclaim body confidence and control
Reduce treatment related side effects and
Shift focus from illness to wellness
THE PROGRAMS INCLUDES:
Physical and functional assessments
Breathing Techniques and Education
Education about all things cancer
Treatment will depend on what stage of treatment you are in. The PINC Program is broken up into stages including:
WHAT IS SPECIAL ABOUT A PINC & STEEL PHYSIO?
The PINC & STEEL Cancer Rehab Physiotherapists assess each patient individually for physical impairments and the effects of their treatment. They then work with each patient to create a rehabilitation program to suit their particular stage in recovery.
Your PINC & STEEL Cancer Rehab Physiotherapist will help guide, support and encourage you through each phase of your treatment and recovery. They will teach you what you can do to get stronger again and help you understand why your body is reacting to the treatments in certain ways. They will provide information to help you feel more in control of your body and life again.
WHAT DOES PINC REPRESENT
P = Physiotherapists that deliver the program
I = Individualised prescribed sessions
N = Nurturing to reclaim quality of life
C = Cancer Rehabilitation
PINC PROGRAM TESTIMONIALS
"The Pinc program was one of the most positive experiences I encountered while undergoing cancer treatment. Under going treatment for breast cancer was gruelling and wiped out all sense of energy and vitality. The Pinc program armed me with the power to regain control of my body. For once, I was able to take control of at least part of my treatment. I was taught the tools of rehabilitation and to use my arm rather than favour it. Through this process I was able to regain confidence in my body, my posture improved and I became stronger.
The program gave me direction. I walked away from each session with a sense of achievement and a clear plan of what I needed to achieve before I saw my physiotherapist again.
Each cancer patient has different needs and I think an individualised program is essential. One can only come out of this program with a positive attitude, improved knowledge and movement. It's a winning formula!"
Judith Ansell, Breast Cancer