Thirteen centers in Central Pennsylvania owned or managed by Select Physical Therapy recently began providing ReVital Cancer Rehabilitation services to patients, Select Medical announces.   

These Central Pennsylvania areas include Harrisburg, Mechanicsburg, Hershey, York, Hanover, and Lancaster.

ReVital is a rehabilitation program that helps those affected by cancer and its treatments to achieve comprehensive recovery through physical and occupational therapy, speech-language pathology, and cognitive rehabilitation. The evidence-based program enables patients to live well beyond cancer by addressing pain, fatigue, numbness, swelling, cognitive decline and many other cancer-related side effects, according to a media release.

“We are delighted to bring the groundbreaking ReVital program to the Central Pennsylvania region,” says Dr Michael D. Stubblefield, national medical director, ReVital Cancer Rehabilitation, Select Medical, in the release.

“Our therapists are empowering patients to live their best lives by maximizing function so they are able to return to their families, jobs and other life priorities. We are defining the standard of care for cancer survivors.”  

To date, more than 600 Select Medical therapists are ReVital-certified, after completing a comprehensive oncology rehabilitation education program. The program currently serves patients in more than 300 locations across the US and continues to grow, per the release.

[Source(s): Select Medical, PR Newswire]