Breast Cancer Rehabilitation

The Program  |  Therapy Options  |  Eligibility  | Locations

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Hartford HealthCare Rehabilitation Network’s physical therapists and occupational therapists have specialized training in breast surgery rehabilitation.


The Breast Cancer Rehabilitation Program

A treatment plan will be customized to determine your patient’s appropriate rehabilitation program for a return to function and activity as soon as possible. The program is conducted in phases and you may refer a patient at any point during their care for any phase of the program.

Pre-Surgical Evaluation

  • Baseline Information and Measurements.
  • Exercise and Lymphedema Education.

Post-Surgery Therapy 

  • Range of Motion, Strengthening, and Stretching.
  • Manual Techniques and Exercise Protocols for the Patient with Reconstruction.

Strength and Fitness 

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Therapy Options

Lymphedema Management
More information on annual lymph drainage, compression therapy and therapeutic exercise, and skin care. 

Breast Cancer Rehabilitation
More information on post-op precautions, sensations after breast surgery, practicing good posture, and exercises after surgery.

Geriatric Oncology
More information on proper walking motion, reducing falls, and tips to manage dizziness.

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Eligibility

Your patient can benefit from the program if she is unable to perform any of these functional activities. 

Right now, can she:

  • Place an item in overhead cabinets?
  • Fasten her bra in the back?
  • Lift a gallon of milk and get it on the top shelf of the refrigerator?
  • Push a vacuum cleaner?
  • Carry a bag of groceries?
  • Push or pull an object such as a heavy door?
  • Grasp and hold a coffee cup, steering wheel or doorknob?
  • Button a blouse or type on a computer?

Or does she have:

  • Swelling in the arm or hand?
  • Pain limiting movement or function?
  • Loss of strength or range of motion?

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Locations

Balance Center
988 Silas Deane Highway Rehab Suite
Wethersfield, CT 06109
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Balance & Falls
Breast Cancer Rehabilitation
Concussion
Head & Neck Cancer Rehabilitation
Headache Management
Physical Therapy
Prosthetic Training
Speech Therapy (adult)
Vestibular Rehabilitation
100 Simsbury Road
Avon, CT 06001
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Aquatic Therapy
Balance & Falls
Breast Cancer Rehabilitation
Cancer Rehabilitation
Concussion
Dry Needling
Hand Therapy
Head & Neck Cancer Rehabilitation
Headache Management
Occupational Therapy
Physical Therapy
Sports Medicine
Surgical Weight Loss Rehab
Vestibular Rehabilitation
5 Dayton Road Suite 101
Waterford, CT 06385
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Balance & Falls
Breast Cancer Rehabilitation
Cancer Rehabilitation
Concussion
Head & Neck Cancer Rehabilitation
Headache Management
Lymphedema Therapy
Physical Therapy
Sports Medicine
Surgical Weight Loss Rehab
Vestibular Rehabilitation
406 Farmington Avenue 2nd Floor
Farmington, CT 06032
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Balance & Falls
Breast Cancer Rehabilitation
Concussion
Female Pelvic Pain
Hand Therapy
Head & Neck Cancer Rehabilitation
Headache Management
Lymphedema Therapy
Occupational Therapy
Pain Management
Pelvic Health
Physical Therapy
Sports Medicine
Surgical Weight Loss Rehab
Thoracic Rehabilitation
Vestibular Rehabilitation
330 Western Boulevard
Glastonbury, CT 06033
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Balance & Falls
Breast Cancer Rehabilitation
Dry Needling
Female Incontinence
Female Pelvic Pain
Hand Therapy
Head & Neck Cancer Rehabilitation
Occupational Therapy
Physical Therapy
Prosthetic Training
Sports Medicine
Surgical Weight Loss Rehab
1559 Sullivan Avenue
South Windsor, CT 06074
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Balance & Falls
Breast Cancer Rehabilitation
Dry Needling
Hand Therapy
Head & Neck Cancer Rehabilitation
Headache Management
Lymphedema Therapy
Occupational Therapy
Physical Therapy
Pilates-Based Rehab
Sports Medicine
Surgical Weight Loss Rehab
Vestibular Rehabilitation
Conklin Building
80 Seymour Street 6th Floor
Hartford, CT 06106
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Balance & Falls
Breast Cancer Rehabilitation
Concussion
Hand Therapy
Head & Neck Cancer Rehabilitation
Physical Therapy
Sports Medicine
Vestibular Rehabilitation
701 North Colony Road Suite 102
Wallingford, CT 06492
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Balance & Falls
Breast Cancer Rehabilitation
Cancer Rehabilitation
Concussion
Female Incontinence
Female Pelvic Pain
Head & Neck Cancer Rehabilitation
Headache Management
Lymphedema Therapy
Pelvic Health
Physical Therapy
Surgical Weight Loss Rehab
Vestibular Rehabilitation
230 North Main Street
Manchester, CT 06042
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Balance & Falls
Breast Cancer Rehabilitation
Dry Needling
Hand Therapy
Head & Neck Cancer Rehabilitation
Headache Management
Occupational Therapy
Pain Management
Physical Therapy
Vestibular Rehabilitation
1064 East Main Street
Meriden, CT 06450
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Balance & Falls
Breast Cancer Rehabilitation
Cancer Rehabilitation
Concussion
Hand Therapy
Head & Neck Cancer Rehabilitation
Headache Management
Lymphedema Therapy
Multi-Disciplinary (PT, OT, ST)
Neuro Conditions
Occupational Therapy
Pain Management
Physical Therapy
Speech Therapy (adult)
Swallowing Evaluation
Thoracic Rehabilitation
Vestibular Rehabilitation
Bishop's Corner
334 North Main Street
West Hartford, CT 06117
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Balance & Falls
Breast Cancer Rehabilitation
Concussion
Female Incontinence
Female Pelvic Pain
Hand Therapy
Head & Neck Cancer Rehabilitation
Headache Management
Lymphedema Therapy
Multi-Disciplinary (PT, OT, ST)
Neuro Conditions
Occupational Therapy
Pelvic Health
Physical Therapy
Pilates-Based Rehab
Prosthetic Training
Speech Therapy (adult)
Sports Medicine
Swallowing Evaluation
Vestibular Rehabilitation
Blue Back Square
65 Memorial Road
West Hartford, CT 06107
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Aquatic Therapy
Audiology
Balance & Falls
Breast Cancer Rehabilitation
Cancer Rehabilitation
Concussion
Dry Needling
Head & Neck Cancer Rehabilitation
Headache Management
Multi-Disciplinary (PT, OT, ST)
Pain Management
Physical Therapy
Speech Therapy (adult)
Sports Medicine
Swallowing Evaluation
Vestibular Rehabilitation
The Hospital of Central Connecticut
183 North Mountain Road
New Britain, CT 06053
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Balance & Falls
Breast Cancer Rehabilitation
Cancer Rehabilitation
Female Pelvic Pain
Head & Neck Cancer Rehabilitation
Headache Management
Lymphedema Therapy
Pelvic Health
Physical Therapy
Speech Therapy (adult)
The Hospital of Central Connecticut (New Britain General Campus)
100 Grand Street
New Britain, CT 06050
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Balance & Falls
Breast Cancer Rehabilitation
Cancer Rehabilitation
Complex Spine
Dry Needling
Hand Therapy
Head & Neck Cancer Rehabilitation
Headache Management
Lymphedema Therapy
Occupational Therapy
Pain Management
Physical Therapy
Surgical Weight Loss Rehab
Thoracic Rehabilitation
Vestibular Rehabilitation
1060 Day Hill Road
Windsor, CT 06095
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Balance & Falls
Breast Cancer Rehabilitation
Concussion
Female Pelvic Pain
Hand Therapy
Head & Neck Cancer Rehabilitation
Occupational Therapy
Pelvic Health
Physical Therapy
Pregnancy/Post-Partum Back Care
Prosthetic Training
Sports Medicine
Vestibular Rehabilitation
The Hospital of Central Connecticut
440 New Britain Avenue
Plainville, CT 06062
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Balance & Falls
Breast Cancer Rehabilitation
Cancer Rehabilitation
Concussion
Dry Needling
Hand Therapy
Head & Neck Cancer Rehabilitation
Occupational Therapy
Physical Therapy
Vestibular Rehabilitation
Family Health Center
5 Founders Street
Willimantic, CT 06226
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Balance & Falls
Breast Cancer Rehabilitation
Hand Therapy
Head & Neck Cancer Rehabilitation
Swallowing Evaluation
Thoracic Rehabilitation
The Hospital of Central Connecticut - Bradley Memorial Campus
81 Meriden Avenue
Southington, CT 06489
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Balance & Falls
Breast Cancer Rehabilitation
Cancer Rehabilitation
Cardiac Rehab
Complex Spine
Head & Neck Cancer Rehabilitation
Pain Management
Physical Therapy
Thoracic Rehabilitation
Outpatient Rehab Clinic
85 Seymour Street Suite 604
Hartford, CT 06106
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Audiology
Balance & Falls
Breast Cancer Rehabilitation
Cancer Rehabilitation
Concussion
Hand Therapy
Head & Neck Cancer Rehabilitation
Occupational Therapy
Physical Therapy
Sports Medicine
Vestibular Rehabilitation
Sky Top
1012 East Main Street
Torrington, CT 06790
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Balance & Falls
Breast Cancer Rehabilitation
Cancer Rehabilitation
Complex Spine
Concussion
Hand Therapy
Head & Neck Cancer Rehabilitation
Lymphedema Therapy
Multi-Disciplinary (PT, OT, ST)
Neuro Conditions
Occupational Therapy
Pain Management
Physical Therapy
Speech Therapy (adult)
Swallowing Evaluation
Vestibular Rehabilitation
80 South Main Street Suite LL02
Winsted, CT 06098
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Balance & Falls
Breast Cancer Rehabilitation
Cancer Rehabilitation
Concussion
Female Pelvic Pain
Hand Therapy
Head & Neck Cancer Rehabilitation
Headache Management
Lymphedema Therapy
Male Pelvic Pain
Neuro Conditions
Occupational Therapy
Pelvic Health
Physical Therapy
Vestibular Rehabilitation
3272 Main Street 2nd floor
Stratford, CT 06614
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Balance & Falls
Breast Cancer Rehabilitation
Cancer Rehabilitation
Complex Spine
Dry Needling
Female Incontinence
Female Pelvic Pain
Head & Neck Cancer Rehabilitation
Headache Management
Lymphedema Therapy
Male Incontinence
Male Pelvic Pain
Multi-Disciplinary (PT, OT, ST)
Neuro Conditions
Occupational Therapy
Pain Management
Physical Therapy
Speech Therapy (adult)
Sports Medicine
Thoracic Rehabilitation

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