Healthy-Steps, moving you to better health with the Lebed Method, is a therapy, exercise and movement program done to great music, designed to help you thrive which is offered at Southeast Nebraska Cancer Center! This therapy is offered by our Rehabilitation Department which is led by Tracy L. Bender, OTD, OTR/L, CLT CMF.
Healthy-Steps will help you with:
- Regaining range of motion
- Increasing mobility
- Improving physical balance
- Helping reduce swelling from lymphedema
- Improving emotional well-being
- Promoting positive self-image
- Stabilizing weight
The Healthy-Steps program improves the physical and emotional well-being of adults and children. The goal is to elevate the quality of life through therapeutic exercise and movement; healing body, mind and spirit.
If you suffer from any of the following conditions, Healthy-Steps could help you:
- Breast Cancer, or other forms of cancer
- Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
- Multiple Sclerosis
- Frozen Shoulder
- Other chronic conditions
Meet our Occupational Therapist:
Meet our Instructor: Michaela Bidrowsky, COTA/L, CLT, CLM
Ms. Bidrowsky received her Associate’s Degree in occupational therapy at Clarkson College. She is specialized in two emerging areas of practice; lymphedema therapy and cancer rehabilitation. She was certified as a lymphedema specialist at the Academy of Lymphatic Studies. She has completed expert training in breast cancer rehabilitation through Klose Training. She has a certification in the Healthy Steps/Lebed Method. She has actively instructed Healthy-Steps since 2007. She is a state advocate for the Lymphedema Treatment Act and is always seeking ways to improve awareness about lymphedema. She is passionate about providing lymphedema care, and cancer rehab to our community.