Narrow_banners_10[1]The PINC Cancer Rehabilitation Program is dedicated to helping women diagnosed with cancer regain their physical strength, improve their body confidence and incorporate exercise into their lifestyle. Formally known as Pink Pilates, the PINC program now encompasses women with all types of cancer.

The program consists of 10 one on one sessions with PINC certified Physiotherapists Denise Slade or Melanie Loveless. The initial assessment is an hour, followed by nine half hour sessions.

PINClogoPersonalized treatment sessions include:  Pilates, Physiotherapy, massage, stretching and breathing techniques.

The PINC Program is divided into a post-operative phase, recovery phase and fitness phase to allow women to participate at a safe and appropriate level wherever they are in their medical management.

Funding is available via the PINC and STEEL Cancer Rehabilitation Trust (see link below) for those who would not be able to participate in the program without financial assistance and are within 2 years of diagnosis. Applications can be made online or please contact the clinic .

Women diagnosed with breast cancer can also access funding via our local Rotorua Breast Cancer Trust. Applications available at the clinic.

Depending on funding received, there is a $5-10 co-payment per session.

Find out more about the PINC Program visit www.pincandsteel.com