Many cancer survivors experience an array of adverse physical side effects of cancer treatment. These include lymphedema (swelling caused by trauma to the lymphatic system due to surgery, radiation, chemotherapy), loss of range of motion, pain, scarring, impaired balance, chemotherapy-induced neuropathy (CIPN), decreased strength, loss of fine motor function, and “chemo brain” (problems with attention, concentration, and memory resulting from chemotherapy). Survivors should not be expected to accept their “new normal”. Many of these physical side effects are amenable to rehabilitation. Our Lymphedema Care service provides occupational therapy to improve quality of life and restore function.
To learn more about the Lymphedema and Oncology Rehabilitation service lines, including access to these services, please call.
706.721.2482 or 706-721-0593
Meet Your Team
Molly Nettles OTR/L, CLT-LANA, STAR/C
Ms. Nettles is an occupational therapist certified in lymphedema treatment and oncology rehabilitation. She has over 18 years of experience in these specialty areas. Molly earned her Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy at Concordia University Wisconsin. She completed lymphedema certification at The Academy of Lymphatic Studies prior to obtaining national accreditation through the Lymphology Association of North America. She obtained oncology rehabilitation certification through Oncology Rehabilitation Partners. She is a Board member of Lighthouse Lymphedema Network, an organization which seeks to promote awareness of Lymphedema and other related lymphatic disorders. Molly enjoys running, spending time with her husband and two children, and volunteering.