FitSTEPS for Life®

FitSTEPS for Life® (FitSTEPS) is the pioneer and leader in cancer exercise treatment; prescribing individualized and structured exercise treatment specifically for cancer patients. It is the only known community-based program that is provided free for the lifetime of the patient.  Clinical Exercise Specialists work directly with each patient to prescribe appropriate exercises based on their diagnosis and physical capabilities.  Exercise prescriptions include aerobic exercise, resistance training, and core strengthening along with upper and lower body stretching techniques. Monitoring of metrics during exercise (pulse oximetry, blood pressure, heart rate, heart rate recovery, RPE) ensures a safe environment for patients.

 

Additional FitSTEPS services:

  • Home exercise programs
  • Ambulatory equipment assessment and training
  • Gait and transfer training
  • Balance and stability training
  • Patient education
  • Caregiver instruction
  • Nutrition recommendations
  • For breast cancer patients:
    • Scar mobilization
    • Mobility management
    • Lymph-edema management