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June Newsletter 2021
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Cancer or cancer treatment can cause Lymphedema
* Sometimes a cancerous tumor can get big enough to block the lymph system.
* Surgery to remove cancer may also remove lymph nodes or some of the vessels that carry the lymph   
   fluid. This can cause the fluid to build up in surrounding tissues.
* Radiation treatment can damage the lymph vessels, resulting in too much lymph fluid in the tissues. 


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For more information visit https://www.verywellhealth.com/alzhemers-disease-and-exercise-2696672
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Are you a member of a social group in Wilmington that focuses on education?
Are you involved in a local support group?
Are you part of a medical office? 

 
Physical Therapy for Women is available to provide free educational in services to your group/office!!
We can speak on a variety of topics to meet the needs of your specific members.
We are constantly trying to provide education to our community and would love your help!
We have spoken at several women's groups, cancer support groups,
Mid-Wife Conference, Nursing Symposium, various Physician's offices, and
several Continuing Medical Education events. 
Some topics we are available to speak on include: 

 
*General health/fitness
*Pre-natal/Postpartum
*Pediatric Bowel/Bladder
*Pelvic Floor Health/dysfunction
*Urinary/Fecal Issues
*Pain management
*Orthopedic Issues-Rehab options
*Cancer Rehab
*Prevention/Treatment of Lymphedema
*Osteoporosis
*Women & Aging
 
Again, we can tailor our presentation to your attendees!
Help us educate our community on the ways that Physical Therapy can improve your life!
Let Physical Therapy for Women be a resource for you and your family/friends! 
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Diaper Bank of NC- Lower Cape Fear



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Physical Therapy for Women Lymphedema & Pelvic Rehab Center
would like to thank the Wilmington community for your ongoing support
and allowing us to partner with you on your healthcare journey! Please do not 
hesitate to call us with any questions regarding our services or to find out more
about your options regarding our services or to find out more about your options
for receiving physical therapy care.

We continue to offer skilled physical therapy services both in-clinic face-to-face 
as well as telehealth!


                            
       Jenean LaCorte Restorative Tattoos 3D Nipple and Scar Tattoo

                    
                            
Jenean LaCorte became interested in medical tattoo when she learned of the need from her sister-in-law, who had undergone a bilateral mastectomy due to her breast cancer diagnosis. Jenean, herself is a cancer survivor of over 40 years, and understands the needs of survivors wanting to camouflage their scars, some wanting to find a substitute for what was taken away, as is the case with the 3D nipple tattoos. 

For her pursuit of this interest, she studied and earned her certification through the Sauler Institute, a division of Penn Medicine. She is also certified in HIPPA rules and regulations and blood born pathogens.

It is her great passion to help as many people as she can through her artistic approach to medical tattooing.

Restorative Tattoos is located in Hampstead, NC 28443. To learn more click the link below, call at  910-232-1117 or email her at jenean@restorativetattoos.com. 





                             Integrative D​ry Needling

We offer Dry Needling treatment at our facility! 

Dry Needling can be performed by THREE of our very own Physical Therapist's who is Certified in Dry Needling! 

Integrative Dry Needling is a highly effective form of Physical Therapy for the treatment of a multitude of musculoskeletal and neuromuscular conditions. It is not appropriate for all conditions or pathologies and the use of the technique will be at the discretion of your physical therapist. 

Ask your therapist if this is right for you! We hope to hear from you soon!


Integrative Dry Needling involves placing a small needle into the tissue that is tender with the intent to normalize the physiology of the area and regain homeostasis,which will improve the function of the musculoskeletal system resulting in symptom reduction.




Physical Therapy for Women is now treating KIDS!




                                By Susan Lew

You're invited to meet Beautycounter and discover why we want to get safe products into the hands of everyone. Join us for a conversation that will change the way you look at beauty. Samples of Beautycounter are always located in the PTFW Lobby for patients, friends, family, etc. to check out! Call us if you have any questions.

What Beautycounter has taught us....
*There are about 10,000 chemicals commonly found in personal care products - only 10% of those chemicals have safety data.

*The United States has not passed a federal law to regulate the ingredients used in personal care products since 1938.

*The European Union has spent the past two decades banning or restricting more than 1,300 ingredients - the U.S has only banned 11 to date. 

Susan Lew
(910)352-2611
suelew@gmail.com
beautycounter.com/susanlew


ATTENTION AMAZON SHOPPERS!!

Did you know a portion of your purchases on Amazon can be donated to the charity of your choice just by shopping on www.smile.amazon.com? It costs you nothing to donate.  What better charity to donate to than She Rocks!

Please support She Rocks and link your Amazon account to this charity.
How to Link you Amazon account to a charity:

1.     Go to www.smile.amazon.com

2.    Sign In using your normal Amazon account email and password

3.    Search charity name, “She Rocks Inc- Cancer Research” – Wilmington  NC

4.    Click “Select” to the right of the Charity Name.

Remember each time you shop you must sign in under smile.amazon.com for donations to occur to She Rocks

Thank you for helping Physical Therapy for Women support She Rocks!



In loving memory of Mary Beth Quinn, fighter, advocate and friend.


1630 Military Cutoff Road, Suite 110, Wilmington, North Carolina 28403 | (910)798-2318 | email ptforwomen@yahoo.com