Theralase for Cancer Pain

June 30, 2021By Louise HaleyWhat We're Thinking About

Cancer pain can be exhausting, debilitating and stressful. But it doesn’t have to be. From decreasing pain and accelerating tissue healing to relieving inflammation, Theralase Low-Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) can provide the solution. Wondering if Theralase LLLT is right for you? We’ve got answers to the most frequently asked questions about Theralase LLLT and how … Read More

Teamwork is Dream Work

June 1, 2021By Louise HaleyWhat We're Thinking About

At Breast Rehab, we pride ourselves on having an interdisciplinary team made up of kinesiologists, massage therapists and physiotherapists. We all wear two “hats”; Louise holds licenses in both nursing and physiotherapy! She’s always believed that one of the most important aspects of taking care of someone is being able to look at them as … Read More

Body Image

March 2, 2021By Louise HaleyWhat We're Thinking About

Throughout my years of practice I have frequently heard patients talk about how difficult breast cancer treatment is, not only physically but mentally. In the clinic, we often see patients who are concerned and uneasy about the new body they are living in. As a result, we are always looking for new and successful ways … Read More

Positive Health

November 25, 2019By Louise HaleyEvents

I attended the 10th National Lymphedema Conference with my colleague, Cheryl Yang, in Toronto last month. The conference was held over two days and featured several interesting speakers. It was attended by over 300 therapists, researchers and patients.  It’s always great to get together with researchers, clinicians, advocates and patients under one roof to learn … Read More

Therapeutic Knitting

October 29, 2019By Louise HaleyWhat We're Thinking About

I took up knitting when I was in second year nursing school at Lakehead University after seeing the incredible creations my classmates made. It was a great way to get together with friends on the cold winter evenings in Thunder Bay. I was immediately hooked as I found it such a relaxing activity. In 2010, my … Read More

BRA Day 2019

October 17, 2019By Louise HaleyEvents, What We're Thinking About

I attended BRA (Breast Reconstruction Awareness) Day with my colleagues Cheryl Yang and Sara Quiring. We had a booth which gave us the opportunity to answer questions related to reconstruction rehab. What an inspiring evening! The event, which attracted an audience of about 200 women, took place at The Ottawa Hospital (TOH) Civic campus Amphitheatre. … Read More