Rehab Exercises when Facing Injuries and Pain Related to Cancer
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Apr 06, 2022 / 07:00PM - 08:00PM EDT
HealthTree Moves for Myeloma Chapter

Event Description

Join Dr. Sonal Oza as she shares different rehabilitation exercises that can be helpful when facing injuries and pain related to cancer. Your body is your greatest instrument and taking care of it will help you not only live a higher quality of life but also aid your body in using the different medications to fight myeloma.

Schedule & Agenda

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Introduction
07:00PM
Linnley Sweeney
Linnley introduces the agenda of the event and featured speaker Dr. Sonal Oza
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Presentation
07:05PM
Dr. Sonal Oza
Dr. Sonal Oza shares different rehabilitation exercises that can be helpful when facing injuries and pain related to cancer.
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Questions and Answers
07:35PM
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Speakers & Moderators

The panelist Linnley Sweeney
Linnley Sweeney

Linnley joined the Myeloma Crowd in January 2020 to share her passion for health. Her husband is a Childhood Cancer Survivor as well as a Cancer Biologist. Finding a cure, better treatments, and balancing life through treatment is a huge passion of their family. She's a mom of an energetic 6-year old, marathon runner, and Ironman finisher- fitness has been a huge part of her life and she loves to share it with others.

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The panelist Sonal Oza, MD, RISE
Sonal Oza, MD, RISE

Sonal Oza, M.D. is a board-certified physician in physical medicine & rehabilitation (PM&R) who subspecializes in cancer rehabilitation medicine. Dr. Oza evaluates and manages musculoskeletal and neurological sequelae resulting from cancer and its treatment. She identifies symptoms that prevent individuals from continuing treatment or from fully participating in their daily activities-at school, work, and home, in the community and for recreation, then she develops personalized, comprehensive rehabilitation plans that typically include a targeted therapy prescription, physical exercise prescription, non-opioid pain medication management, interventional procedures (joint and muscle trigger point injections), orthotic & prosthetic prescription, and assistive device prescription. She works closely with the oncology teams and other medical specialists to ensure the rehabilitation recommendations are feasible.

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