Northwest Medical Specialties (NWMS) announces that the ReVital program — a cancer rehabilitation program developed by Select Medical that includes physical therapy — will be available to its patients at its Tacoma and Puyallup clinics.
The Tacoma clinic recently became the first NWMS location to have these services available on-site, providing patients convenient one-stop access to care.
Utilizing physical therapists, ReVital-certified rehabilitation specialists address pain, fatigue, neuropathy, and many other cancer-related side effects.
“There is mounting research that tells us that keeping patients fit, maintaining strength, and cardiovascular health allows treatment to be given more safely with faster recovery back to health,” says Dr Frank Senecal, medical oncologist, Northwest Medical Specialties PLLC, in a media release.
“We are thrilled to collaborate with Northwest Medical Specialties to help empower patients to activate their care, take control and improve their quality of life,” adds Dr Michael D. Stubblefield, national medical director, ReVital Cancer Rehabilitation, Select Medical.
All ReVital-certified therapists have completed a comprehensive oncology rehabilitation education program guided by the nation’s latest evidence-based best practices. Their goal is to advance people’s recovery and improve their quality of life, helping them to live well beyond cancer, the release continues.
In addition to the Select Physical Therapy (Select PT)-ReVital clinic at NWMS in Tacoma, patients will also have access to seven designated Select PT-ReVital centers throughout the greater Seattle and Tacoma regions.
Select PT is an established network of physical therapy clinics owned by Select Medical, per the release.
[Source(s): Select Medical, PR Newswire]