Strengthen the knee with physical therapy

Knee and foot injuries are common for people of all ages. They tend to occur during day-to-day activities such as walking, climbing stairs and running. In most cases, people tend to ignore the pain and just ‘carry on’, leading to more injury and pain. Rest and medication help reduce pain. However, the residual effects of…

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Carolina Vania, Occupational Therapist

Carolina became interested in occupational therapy when she was in high school. She used to volunteer in many rehabilitation centers in Honduras where she is from originally. It was always rewarding for her to see how therapeutic intervention could make a big difference in people’s lives. As a kid, she broke both her wrists and…

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X Games – Saint Alphonsus Sports Med Medical Provider!

Saint Alphonsus Sports Medicine was proud to be the Medical Sponsor for the 2017 X Games! The event was held on June 10th and was a free event during the practice round on June 9th. The recently completed Rhoades Park downtown Boise impressed the athletes that came from all over the world to compete in…

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Impact of Cancer – December News

December News MAKING CONNECTIONS- WRITE FROM THE HEART Write from the Heart: From a Contest to a Program Write from the Heart provides a therapeutic outlet for teens to tell their stories, through the process of writing, on the impact that cancer has had on their lives. Write from the Heart was first developed in 2014 as a one-time…

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Cancer Class Updates & Calendar

Nature Walk Thursday. Nov. 13, 1-2pm Get outside tomorrow and take a stroll on the Boise greenbelt in the beautiful fall weather with Debra Mulnick, RN. Meet at The Cancer Connection Idaho office at 12:30 pm to carpool, or just meet us at the starting place a few minutes before 1:00 at Mazzah Mediterranean Grill on Parkcenter Blvd. This…

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Cancer Connection News & Updates

Cancer Connection News & Updates Dear Founders, Partners, and Friends of The Cancer Connection Idaho We want to let you in on some exciting news from the Cancer Connection.  Our original Executive Director, Kari May, has decided to take leave of her position in order to spend time with her children. We are happy for…

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New study reveals the importance of physical activity

A new study reveals the importance of physical activity in reducing cancer risk. Serious health problems are associated with poor sleeping habits and research reveals we sleep two hours less than we did in the 1960s.  Healthy sleeping tips are available through the Sleep Foundation. Exercise and a diet rich in fish can help combat…

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Relay for Life

The American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life events are being held across the Treasure Valley.  Look for events in Boise (July 11th), Kuna (July 18th) and Middleton/Star (July 25th). You can also participate in ACS’s 2014 Climb to Conquer Cancer of Ada County on August 2nd.  Get your team together now to join the fight against…

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Meditation Through Sound and other classes.

Meditation Through Sound Presented by: Shantara Sandberg Date: Tuesday, July 8th Time: 6:30-8:00pm Location: The Cancer Connection Idaho, 2504 Kootenai Street, Boise Cancer Connection Idaho offers many Educational Talks throughout a year. Visit Cancer Connection Idaho to learn more. From Cancer Connection Idaho – July Newsletter

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