Zeena has been on crutches ever since finishing treatment due to nerve damage that Zeena experienced due to the chemotherapy drug vincristine. Zeena chats about how she’s meeting up with the neuro-physio team to try and combat her neuropathy.
We join Richard who’s having non invasive lengthening of his prothesis in the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital in Birmingham.
Filmed as apart of the Our Voice series here we meet Shelley who was diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma at the age of 23. Shelley tells us how she was diagnosed with cancer and how she copes with her illness. Our Voice […]
We meet Phillip who was diagnosed with Osteosarcoma at the age of 11. Phillip talks about how he feels about operations and physiotherapy.
17 year old Otis was diagnosed with Osteosarcoma and received treatment for his cancer in 2009. Otis is back in hospital after the metal in his leg got infected so had to have the metal replaced. Otis explains all about […]
We are in Birmingham with Daniel who is a physiotherapist at Queen Elizabeth Hospital. Daniel’s role is to try an encourage young people to keep active throughout their treatment and takes us through a few of the exercises.
Youthhealthtalk.org features over 200 clips from interviews with young people talking about their experiences of cancer. All interviews are by Oxford University and aim to cover everything that young people with cancer go through; from early symptoms to treatment, recovery and […]
Second instalment on the adventures of Jonathan Tiplady. Jonathan has yet more physio and this time it’s the task of walking. Yet another fundraiser is on the cards – Great North Run and gym sessions to deal with must be […]
Time to meet Jonathan Tiplady who takes us through his typical days whilst going for regular physio sessions, including cheeky banter with the therapists, fun runs, model building and the occasional relaxing bath with his trusty “Rubber Ducky” mind out […]
It’s a combination you wouldn’t think would work together, but as this video highlights, energy levels permitting, a bit of gentle exercise during chemotherapy can have a wide range of benefits. With many reasons for keeping active, including motivation, boredom […]
In this latest instalment, we catch up with Alice as she takes a trip to Sutton Hoo to visit the snowdrops, amongst a lot of revision for her up and coming exams. With her walking steadily progressing, Alice is slowly […]
In part two of Alice’s video diary, charting her progress as she prepares to get back into her previous routine, she endures more physio (complete with bunny ears!) and introduces us to her personal home tutor who will help make […]