Leigh has been active in sport from a young age, and was first exposed to physiotherapy following an ankle injury at age 13. Her interest in health and physical activity continued through high school while she played fast pitch softball, volleyball and basketball.
1 in 2 women will develop cancer over the course of their lifetime, with 1 in 8 women being diagnosed with breast cancer. With advancements in screening and detection, women are being diagnosed at younger ages.
Physiotherapy is a largely under-utilized profession within cancer care. Physiotherapists specializing in oncology rehabilitation consider all aspects of a biopsychosocial approach to engage, and empower, patients in their recovery.
With the knowledge, movement and awareness necessary to make the changes in your own body.