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by beth hoag

It is my firm belief that knowledge is power.

Every day, I see clients with fear and anxiety, and so much of it is fuelled by the unknown. If you are armed with accurate knowledge and information about your body, then you can begin to “control your controllables” and take back some of the power that fear and anxiety are holding hostage.

 

The purpose of my blogs is to help empower you and your loved ones through knowledge and insight. You deserve to live life to the fullest during and after cancer treatment and I hope this information helps you along your way.

May you be well. May you be happy. May you be healthy.

Believe

#2020 BELIEVE

I’ve never been one for New Year’s resolutions, but I read an idea around the new year that spoke to me. The suggestion was to set a one-word intention for 2020 with the idea that it was to help guide your decisions for the year. I can’t tell you how I eventually came to my word, but that word was “believe”.

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Did you know that many cancers and their treatments can have a negative impact on pelvic health?

Nearly 48% of all women and nearly 45% of all men with a newly diagnosed cancer* may have pelvic health dysfunction either as a direct result of their cancer or as a side effect of their treatment.

If you treat patients with a history of cancer or who are actively undergoing cancer treatment, subscribe below to learn the pelvic health questions that EVERY patient should be asked.

(*Statistics from the Canadian Cancer Society 2019)

MEDICAL DISCLAIMER

The information provided on this website is offered for educational purposes only and is based on the personal and professional knowledge of the author. Nothing on this website is offered as a substitute for medical care or to negate or replace any previously given medical instruction by a licensed or certified health care provider. Beth Hoag is Canadian-licenced physical therapist. By reading this material and/or registering or purchasing an online product or service, you acknowledge that you are not entering into an agreement for personal training, professional coaching, clinical health or direct physiotherapy care. You also acknowledge that you are free to make your own healthcare decisions.

By reading this and/ or purchasing any online products or services, you assume the liability and responsibility over how you utilize the information provided and will not hold Beth Hoag, Physiotherapist liable for any personal injury ensued in how you utilized this information. You are recommended to inform your current health care providers of any changes in your health status and discuss your health care decisions with them immediately upon deciding to change a prior prescribed plan of care.