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Prostate Cancer Rehab and Recovery
23 Commerce Park
Ellsworth, ME 04605
This presentation will focus on Pelvic Rehabilitation for men who are looking to improve bladder control and optimize post-op recovery after a prostatectomy.
One out of nine men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime. A prostatectomy is a common treatment option for men diagnosed with prostate cancer. A common side effect following this surgery is urinary incontinence. Pelvic rehab physical therapy is a specialized field of physical therapy that can improve bladder control. The goal of these pelvic rehab sessions is to improve bladder control and optimize post-op recovery. Cadie Saucier, DPT provides pelvic rehab for men, women and children in her practice. She describes the therapy as "natural, non-surgical treatments that aim to train the body how to help itself."
This is a free presentation for men diagnosed with prostate cancer, their caregivers, and any care providers in their healthcare team.