Breast Cancer Awareness Month

It is estimated that the number of new cases of Cancer diagnosed in Australia is set to rise to 150,000 by 2020, and 1 in 3 Australian women will be diagnosed with cancer by the age of 85. Breast Cancer is the second leading cause of Cancer-related deaths in Australian women. With these kinds of statistics, we understand that our valued Fitwise clients, their friends and/or family may be affected by Cancer at some stage in their lives.

During the month of October, the National Breast Cancer Foundation aims to raise money for this worthwhile charity through the Pink Ribbon Breakfast. This year they aim to raise aims to raise $1.5 million to fund research into the effective prevention, detection and treatment of breast cancer. This much needed research has the potential to save thousands of lives.

If you are interested in joining in the fun, you can register your personal or workplace event.

At Fitwise, we have a team of dedicated physiotherapists and lymphoedema practitioners who specialise in the treatment and rehabilitation of patients who are recovering from Cancer. Cancer itself, the surgeries and treatment involved has a major impact on the body. We work with clients to help them overcome this impact and regain strength and vitality after Cancer.

If people don’t get rehabilitated after cancer it can affect their ability to work, their families, their physical, emotional and social well-being, their long-term health and ultimately survival. 

If you would like to know more about how our physiotherapists can help you or someone you love maximise their Cancer recovery, please contact our rooms for more information. East Melbourne: 9486 0512 Armadale: 9822 4999. Email us on or book online. For more information regarding our Cancer (PINC) recovery services, please click HERE

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