Blogs
I provide evidence-based education to my clients in my clinic as they progress through their treatment and recovery, so they can feel supported and can take control of their rehabilitation.
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Here you will find:
  • Information
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  • Articles relating to the Talking With The Experts series interviews, that are too valuable not to share.
This library of resources is a taste of what is available in the Member's Portal.
World First Breast Cancer Recovery Program Launched During COVID-19
Women around the globe can now recover from breast cancer faster, stronger and full of energy from the comfort of their homes, following the launch of revolutionary guided online breast cancer rehabilitation program Bounce Back from Breast Cancer.
2021 Breast Cancer Summit
2021 Breast Cancer Summit, hosted by Breast Cancer rehabilitation therapist, Denise Stewart. Denise has gathered 20 International Health Professional speakers over 6 days offering their rehab & wellness solutions, research, and favourite programs to breast cancer survivors and other practitioners.


Kate Perkins, founder of the Bounce Back From Breast Cancer online exercise rehabilitation program will be talking on Day 4 of the Summit about the Foundation Program and more.

TLC for the PFM: How to Locate, Exercise and Care for your Pelvic Floor Muscles
As women, we've all heard about the importance of our pelvic floor, but let's have a show of hands: how many of us really keep up with our regular exercises, or even know if we're doing them correctly in the first place?


For women recovering from breast cancer, strengthening the pelvic floor is key to a full body recovery, especially following a mastectomy or reconstruction, as pelvic floor muscles can be significantly impacted by these procedures.

To tackle this complex topic, Cancer Rehabilitation Specialist, Occupational Therapist and founder of the Bounce Back from Breast Cancer program, Kate Perkins, recently hosted an in-depth conversation with Exercise Physiologist, expert in pelvic floor function and founder of Healthy Bumps, Alison Taylor. Here we share the highlights from this wide-ranging, practical and enlightening discussion.

Moving Through Lymphoedema with Exercise and Health Education
Exercise has many benefits for lymphoedema prevention, detection and recovery. Our Cancer Rehabilitation Specialist and Occupational Therapist, Kate Perkins, recently spoke with lymphoedema physiotherapist, honorary lecturer at Macquarie University, mentor, and founder of online HELP program, Andrea Mangion, about how personalised exercise programs can help you safely and confidently move through cancer rehabilitation and lymphoedema risk minimisation.
How Good Gut Health can help Breast Cancer Recovery
Cancer Rehabilitation Specialist and Occupational Therapist, Kate Perkins, recently spoke with Drs Sue Read and Cecelia Kitic, about how good gut health and exercise can contribute to overall breast cancer recovery.

Here we share with you the highlights from their discussion to help you or someone you love make a full and fast recovery following breast cancer treatment.
Exercise Increases Mobility in Cancer Patients
Our NEW clinic at Erina is offering hope, strength, flexibility and mobility to cancer patients during and after treatment, regardless of how long ago it occurred. That's particularly good news for seniors who may be unaware of the huge potential benefits of exercise to recovery.
 
Specialist occupational therapist Kate Perkins opened the state-of- the-art Cancer Rehabilitation and Lymphatic Solutions clinic in August. It comprises a dedicated exercise area and two treatment rooms.
Talking with the Experts Series: Episode 2
Welcome to The Talking With The Experts Series: Episode 2. In this episode I am joined by guest expert, Denise Stewart.

Denise is an Occupational Therapist with over 3 decades of working with people recovering from breast cancer. During this time she has developed rehab treatments to suit breast cancer survivors and assessment methods to train health professionals who are new to this area of care. She is dedicated to improving service delivery to breast cancer survivors. Denise is also the founder of Cording Protocols Project and Breast Cancer Rehab & wellness online Summit.
5 Top Tips for Overcoming Cancer Fatigue... a Tiredness Like No Other
As a Cancer Rehabilitation Specialist, Kate Perkins witnesses the numerous detrimental effects of cancer treatment, not the least of all being the extreme fatigue that comes with fighting this disease.

Occupational Therapist (OT) and Founder of Lymphatic Solutions, Kate says prolonged and significant fatigue is one of the most common side effects her patients experience throughout their cancer treatment and beyond.
Ready! Set! Fight!
The Central Coast Breast Cancer Compendium, compiled by Dr Mary Ling, Breast and General Surgeon, features stories written by Central Coast women about their personal experience with breast cancer. This is a wonderful resource for women about to start treatment or are currently undergoing treatment for breast cancer.