Prostate Cancer Rehab and Recovery


Beth Wright Center
23 Commerce Park
Ellsworth, ME 04605


Cadie Saucier, DPT at Maine Coast Hospital, Ellsworth will present helpful information on prostate cancer rehab and recovery. She will address the goals for regaining control over pelvic symptoms, ways to enhance quality of life and return to physical activities after prostate surgery.


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.