Dr. Julie Silver, author of You Can Heal Yourself (St. Martin’s Press, 2012), is an assistant professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Harvard Medical School. She is also the founder of Oncology Rehab Partners, a company bringing cancer rehabilitation services to hospitals and cancer centers across the country to help survivors recover from the side effects of treatments. Follow her on Twitter @JulieSilverMD.
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