BOOK LAUNCH May 2019
The Guide to Optimizing Recovery after Prostate Cancer Surgery is now on sale at Amazon Books!
Prostate Cancer is one of the most common form of cancer in men. Prostate Cancer Surgery (prostatectomy) is usually chosen to treat localize prostate cancer, but unfortunately its main side effects are urinary incontinence and erectile dysfunction.
This book has been written for men that opted to have surgery as part of prostate cancer treatment. It is an illustrated easy to read book, guiding men during their recovery process after prostate cancer surgery. It summarizes the surgery, bladder recovery, pelvic floor muscle training and much more. It has principles and techniques to help reduce urinary incontinence after surgery as well as information on sexual and emotional health.
This book is recommended by Urologist before and after surgery, and can be used as a complementary to their physical therapy treatment.
What are readers saying?
About the Author
"I highly recommend this book for any patient having undergone prostate cancer surgery. It is a very thorough, easy to read, practical approach that helps guide men through recovery. It has an abundance of useful information!" Dr. Peter Skepasts, MD, FRCSC, Urologist
"I wish I had this information sooner after my surgery, it helped me immensely!" Peter .F. Charlotte, NC
"So easy to follow, and lots of notes pages so I can write my progress and additional information" Karl S. Vancouver, Canada
Sam Hughes is a licensed physical therapist working in British Columbia, Canada. She has a Masters degree
from the University of Alberta, Canada, and extensive advanced certification in women’s, men’s, and pelvic
floor health. She has been the spokesperson for various prostate support groups and conferences.
After conducting research in the area of incontinence post-prostate cancer surgery, Sam Hughes implemented the
prostate cancer surgery physical therapy program at the Jim Pattison Outpatient Clinic, one of British Columbia’s
largest public bladder clinics. She is constantly creating opportunities to educate the public and health professionals about pelvic floor physical therapy, regularly giving public presentations and speaking at medical meetings. She has created various study groups among her peers and has provided mentorship to new pelvic floor physical therapists.
Sam Hughes is well-respected by the medical community and thrives to provide the best possible care.
She currently lives with her 2 children and husband in Surrey, British Columbia, Canada.