Gentle Recovery

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  • March 27th, 2024
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Supporting your Physical and Emotional Wellbeing DURING Breast Cancer Treatment

The Gentle Recovery Method was designed by myself, India Gooderham. My background is working as a Physiotherapist in the NHS and I witnessed time and time again that women were receiving high standards of care when it came to treatments […]

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  • December 19th, 2023
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Nurturing Well-Being: A Festive Guide for Managing Stress and Supporting Cancer Recovery

Introduction: The festive season brings with it an air of joy and celebration, but it’s essential to remember that amid the festivities, our well-being should remain a top priority. For those of you already on the Gentle Recovery for Breast […]

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  • November 4th, 2022
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How to Reduce Your Risk of Lymphoedema After Breast Cancer Treatment

Having lymph nodes removed or radiated as a result of breast cancer treatment puts the body at life-long risk of lymphoedema. This risk does not mean that everyone will develop lymphoedema but it is worth doing what you can to […]

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  • October 5th, 2022
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How to support your recovery after breast cancer treatment

In this blog post we are going to explore a holistic approach to self-care after active breast cancer treatment finishes. For so many women, the end of active treatment is, understandably, such a huge relief, but then the shock of […]

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  • February 27th, 2022
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Square Breathing (pranayama) for Calmness and Stress Reduction for People Living with the Effects of Cancer

I was recently waiting in the doctor’s surgery for a routine procedure that always make me apprehensive. Before seeing the doctor, a lovely nurse asked to take my blood pressure (BP). On taking my BP she looked at me in […]

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  • February 16th, 2022
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Why a Gentle Approach to Exercise is Key After Breast Cancer Treatment

You don’t need to push hard to get results when you return to exercise after cancer treatment ends. In fact, starting gently, and progressing steadily week-to-week is what is going to achieve better and longer-lasting improvements to your health and […]

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How Yoga Can Support Your Recovery after Cancer Treatment
  • October 18th, 2021
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How Yoga Can Support Your Recovery after Cancer Treatment

The Gentle Recovery Concept is very much grounded in yoga and its teachings; I believe yoga is a practice that offers people recovering from cancer so many benefits. Here are just a few of them; 1.Yoga helps manage fatigue Fatigue […]

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