Cancer Rehabilitation

Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) Cancer services and The Rehabilitation Institute of NGMC partner to provide cancer rehabilitation services to help cancer survivors function at the highest possible level.

Getting Started

Most of NGMC’s cancer rehabilitation services are reimbursed by health insurance providers; staff can work with patients to verify insurance benefits for their specific plans. If you think cancer rehabilitation is right for you, ask for your physician to refer you to NGMC’s Cancer Rehabilitation Program, or call 770-219-8200 for more information.

What We Treat

It’s no secret that chemotherapy, radiation, and other common treatments used to help you battle cancer can, unfortunately, negatively affect the quality of your daily life. Symptoms that we treat include:

  • Musculoskeletal pain
  • Joint stiffness
  • Limb swelling (lymphedema)
  • Weakness and fatigue
  • Cognitive problems
  • Balance issues
  • Difficulty talking or swallowing
  • Mobility problems
  • Tingling and numbness
  • Head and Neck Swelling
  • Pelvic dysfunction

Our Team

NGMC’s cancer rehabilitation care is provided by a multidisciplinary group of trained professionals who have experience treating the disease. Our team includes:

  • Physical therapists
  • Occupational therapists
  • Speech-language pathologists


  • Hospitals
    • NGMC Gainesville
    • NGMC Braselton
    • NGMC Habersham
  • Long Term Care Centers
    • New Horizons Lanier Park
    • New Horizons Limestone
  • Outpatient Rehabilitation
    • Braselton
    • Buford
    • Cleveland
    • Dahlonega
    • Gainesville
    • Habersham (starting July 1, 2023)

Most of NGMC’s cancer rehabilitation services are reimbursed by health insurance providers. We’ll be happy to look over your insurance plan with you to check for specific rehabilitation benefits.