Fit to Fight is a local non-profit organization that helps cancer survivors safely engage in a physical activity program. Developed by Alpine Physical Therapist Samantha Schoeneman and cancer survivor Mary Lyn Eiseman, the program has a solid track record of success.
This program is on solid ground, as evidenced by the following article from a recent issue of the Missoulian.
Sweating past cancer: Experts urging exercise to ease fatigue for survivors
Cancer survivors, better work up a sweat.
New guidelines are urging survivors to exercise more, even – hard as it may sound – those who haven’t yet finished their treatment.
There’s growing evidence that physical activity improves quality of life and eases some cancer-related fatigue. More, it can help fend off a serious decline in physical function that can last long after therapy is finished.
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