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Welcome to Wellness

The Linda B. and Robert B. Wiggins Wellness & Integrative Health Center at Huntsman Cancer Institute offers classes and services to foster lifelong well-being for people affected by cancer. Wellness & Integrative Health Center services are open to current and former Huntsman Cancer Institute patients by appointment. Many services and classes are also open to loved ones and staff.

Learn more about integrative medicine on our blog.

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Services

Integrative health and medicine brings conventional and complementary medical approaches together to treat cancer-related symptoms. We provide supportive treatments and services to patients, caregivers, family, and staff including acupuncture, massage, nutrition counseling, and more.

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Acupuncture

Adapted from traditional Chinese medicine, fine needles are placed at specific points to treat symptoms such as pain and nausea. Available at the Wellness Center and South Jordan Clinic.

About Acupuncture and Cancer

Cancer Rehabilitation Medicine

Cancer and its treatments can impair physical function and can even result in disability. The goal of cancer rehabilitation medicine is to restore and improve physical function.

About Cancer Rehabilitation Medicine

Creative Arts

Play a drum. Paint a picture. Write a poem. Tell your story. The creative arts allow you to express yourself in many ways. Participation in our programs and classes is free. Many are also open to loved ones and staff.

About Creative Arts Therapies

Fitness and Exercise

Exercise has many benefits for people affected by cancer. Services and classes are low cost and many are free. Group exercise events and classes are also open to loved ones and staff.

About Fitness and Exercise

Massage Therapy

Techniques that apply fixed or movable pressure, holding, and movement of the body to reduce stress, anxiety, and pain. Available at the Wellness Center and South Jordan Clinic.

About Massage Therapy and Cancer

Nutrition Support

Our dietitians provide information about nutrition through groups, cooking classes, one-on-one sessions, and family counseling. They also offer a weight-reduction and healthy lifestyle program that is covered by most insurance.

About Nutrition Support

Osteopathic Manipulation

A gentle hands-on technique performed by a physician to help muscles, joints, and other body parts and improve motion, reduce pain, and improve health.

About Osteopathic Manipulation

Inpatient Services

These services are available to patients in their rooms while they are staying at Huntsman Cancer Institute. Inpatient acupuncture or massage requires physician or advance practitioner's approval. Please ask your care team for a referral.

Acupuncture

Adapted from traditional Chinese medicine, fine needles are placed at specific points to treat symptoms such as pain and nausea. Available at the Wellness Center and South Jordan Clinic.

About Acupuncture and Cancer

Massage Therapy

Techniques that apply fixed or movable pressure, holding, and movement of the body to reduce stress, anxiety, and pain. Available at the Wellness Center and South Jordan Clinic.

About Massage Therapy and Cancer

Music Therapy

The Music Therapy program uses live music to help patients and caregivers take their minds off of cancer and its treatments, share emotions, and ease symptoms.

About Music Therapy and Cancer

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Events

Tuesday
May 28, 2024

Guitar Class

For all HCI Patients, caregivers and staff, we are offering a group guitar class once a week. Bring your ...

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Wednesday
May 29, 2024

Resistance Training/HIIT

Classes are free to HCI outpatients, caregivers and staff as well as University of Utah Hospitals and Clinics ...

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Wednesday
May 29, 2024

Core & Stretch

Classes are free to HCI outpatients, caregivers and staff as well as University of Utah Hospitals and Clinics ...

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