Webinar: Management of Chemo-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy
Management of Chemo Induced Peripheral Neuropathy (CIPN)
June 2, 2022 7-8 pm
In this webinar we will discuss:
- The science behind CIPN, including its causes, signs and symptoms.
- Expected outcomes of CIPN
- Safety considerations
- Tips for nerve health
- Pain management strategies
- Maintaining your meaningful activities
- The psychosocial impact of CIPN
What to Bring:
- Your Questions
- Something to take notes with
Patricia Blinn, OT Reg. (Ont.), CDT
Trish is an occupational therapist at the Cancer Rehabilitation and Survivorship program at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre in Toronto. She received her Masters of Occupational Therapy from the University of Toronto, and holds Bachelor’s degrees in both Kinesiology and Psychology. She recently received advanced training in lymphedema to become a Combined Decongestive Therapist.
Trish’s main goal is to improve the quality of life for individuals impacted by cancer, through education, clinical practice, and research. She has provided wellness talks for community cancer support networks such as Wellspring, as well as lectures for the University of Toronto Occupational Therapy and Kinesiology departments. Through client advocacy and community partnerships, she aspires to fill the gaps in cancer care in Ontario.
Where you can find Beth:
Beth Hoag, PT, CLT
Beth has been a physiotherapist since 2005. Having grown up with a mother living with metastatic breast cancer, Beth has always been passionate about supporting individuals during cancer treatment and beyond. With a strong background in orthopaedics and the fitness industry, Beth’s practice has focused on cancer rehabilitation since 2008. Since 2015, Beth has run her own practice, focusing on integrative cancer rehabilitation, including lymphedema and pelvic health.
Beth uses an integrative approach, considering the whole person, to identify and treat the root cause of her clients’ problems. She believes in empowering people with the tools they need to live well during and after cancer. She has also become a strong advocate for cancer rehabilitation, including pelvic health and lymphedema management, and is passionate about educating others about how cancer rehabilitation can help.