Archive for Holistic Care

UBCF Partners with 2018 Olympian, Alex Rigsby

Alex Rigsby, UBCF Brand Ambassador for “SHUTOUT Breast Cancer” print PSA in the Official 2018 NHL All-Star Game Program and USA Today Olympic Preview HUNTINGTON STATION, N.Y. (PRWEB) JANUARY 25, 2018 The United Breast Cancer Foundation (UBCF) announces their new partnership with World-Class Athlete and 2018 Olympian, Ms. Alex Rigsby. Alex proudly…

My First Full Body Thermography

By Jamie Newberry, UBCF Program Manager In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month, I decided to take some of my own advice and go for a preventive screening.  I picked The Balance Health and Wellness Center in Lindenhurst, NY to get my first thermography.  I selected this facility because…

YOGA STRETCHES FOR BREAST CANCER PATIENTS Part 3

Introduction: In addition to everything on your mind, breast cancer affects your ability to move. Spending time in the hospital or sick at home can leave the body stiff and sore, making it more difficult to complete daily tasks. As a regular form of exercise, yoga is a…

YOGA STRETCHES FOR BREAST CANCER PATIENTS Part 2

For those enduring chemotherapy and radiation, yoga provides a means to strengthen the body, boost the immune system, and produce a much sought after feeling of well-being. For those recovering from surgery, such as that for breast cancer, yoga can help restore motion and flexibility in a gentle,…

YOGA STRETCHES FOR BREAST CANCER PATIENTS

“Research has increasingly shown that breast cancer patients who practice yoga experience many benefits, including increased energy, diminished anxiety, and better overall quality of life” says Jennifer Ligibel, MD, a breast cancer oncologist. Breast cancer and their treatments can cause many symptoms such as lymphedema, nausea, fatigue, and…