Naomi Aaronson is an occupational therapist, certified hand therapist and Pilates instructor who is the developer of the Recovercises program for breast cancer survivors. Naomi educates health and fitness professionals through her work as an author, program developer and workshop presenter.
She is an ACE, AFAA, and NASM continuing education provider who has presented at many respected events including IDEA Fitness Fusion, MAOT and is a presenter for Medstar and Integrated Rehab and Fitness.
Naomi's innovative programming has been featured in national magazines including MAMM, IDEA Today, Fitness Management, American Fitness, Personal Fitness Professional and online at and


Return to Life:
Breast Cancer Recovery Using Pilates 2010©
by Naomi Aaronson MA OTR / L CHT CPI
and Ann Marie Turo OTR / L Yoga / Pilates Instructor

The Pilates Principles have been used to help dancers and athletes recover from injuries for many years. Recent research has revealed the benefits of Pilates for breast cancer survivors including improved quality of life and strength. Learn about the special issues and concerns faced by breast cancer survivors including loss of range of motion and strength, fatigue, altered body image, lymphedema, and axillary web syndrome. Using a holistic approach such as in Pilates can help survivors regain a connection to their bodies. A 3-phase Pilates program for post-breast cancer surgery and post TRAM Flap has been included to ensure a safe and progressive “return to life.” This CD includes well organized educational materials, graphics and videos.

After completing this course, you will be able to:

1) Describe both local and systemic treatment
2) List the effects of treatment upon physical, psychological and cognitive performance
3) List the rehabilitative implications of breast cancer treatment
4) Describe the benefits of Pilates for breast cancer survivors
5) Describe a safe and progressive series of Pilates exercises

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Breast Cancer Recovery:
On Land and In Water
by Naomi Aaronson MA OTR/L CHT and Mary Essert B.A. ATRIC
4 ACE, NSCA, and AEA credits
Course includes CD-ROM.

This interactive CD will provide the user with essential information to help breast cancer survivors regain range of motion and strength and to safely increase endurance and function. Exercise guidelines are clearly described with interactive photos, for both land and aquatic exercise.

This CD includes:

1) Range of motion exercises with photos and directions for both land and aquatic exercise
2) Exercises designed to decrease lymphedema risk for both land and aquatic exercise
3) Exercise precautions and contraindications
4) We provide sample user friendly exercise formats, exercise assessments, lymphedema recommendations, and links to related sites to enhance the learning experience.

Topics of interest:

What is breast cancer? Research on Breast Cancer and Exercise, Stages of Breast Cancer, Anatomy of Breast Cancer, Breast Cancer Treatments, Post Surgical Implications, Lymphedema Exercise Guidelines. Inc. (Ohio, USA) is an authorized retailer for goods and services provided by Recovercises.
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