IU Health Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation at University Hospital located in Indianapolis, Indiana offers a multidisciplinary Medical Oncology rehab program committed to providing the best care for those seeking personalized care using core concepts of a team centered approach, purpose, compassion and excellence. Amy Huntsman, OTR, CLT-LANA, who specializes in Medical Oncology and Head and Neck Lymphedema treatment, has developed a Head and Neck Lymphedema program that offers a comprehensive approach for patients and families by collaborating with IU Health Physicians Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery at IU Health University Hospital. Amy is LANA Board Certified who works alongside medical oncology PT’s and ST’s in a patient’s cancer rehab program to decrease pain, H&N swelling, radiation fibrotic scarring, and improve overall strength, physical endurance and QOL issues. Amy Huntsman has over 20 years of lymphedema therapy experience who has started a total of 3 Lymphedema Head & Neck therapy programs at various hospital organizations since 2004. She is invested in IU Health’s Lymphedema Head and Neck Special Interest Therapy Group working with product vendors in improving the QOL in the medical oncology population.
IU Health University serves oncology rehab patients at the Simon Cancer Center that offers the most advanced care by partnering with Indiana University School of Medicine for patients in Indiana and across the US, access to state-of-the-art programs in cancer research. IU Health cancer programs meet the criteria set by the National Cancer Institute that serves people who have undergone breast, head and neck, brain, blood & bone marrow stem cell transplant, immune cell therapy, melanoma, prostate and lung cancer.