Healthy Steps

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 – now offered at Southeast Nebraska Cancer Center! This new therapy is offered by our Occupational Therapy Department which is led by Tracy L. Bender, OTD, OTR/L, CLT, CMF. View the flyer. We were featured in an article for rehab services with our new Healthy-Steps program, view the article.

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 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
  • Lymphedema
  • Arthritis
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Parkinson’s
  • 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.