Dr. Doreen Wiggins is more than a surgeon at Brown Surgical Associates’ Center for Breast Care. She’s also a yoga instructor. She was recently a guest on Yoga Medicine’s podcast, discussing breast cancer risks and sharing some simple actions everyone can take to reduce that risk. She also explained what steps could help improve the…
Dr. Wiggins prescribing yoga to deal with pandemic stress
Yoga is being prescribed to relieve stress and building immunity. “During this pandemic, we are at a time where everyone is stressed. There are no normals and when we’re stressed,” said Dr. Doreen Wiggins, a breast surgeon with Brown Surgical Associates and the director of the Cancer Survivorship Medicine program at the Women’s Medicine Collaborative….
Dr. Wiggins uses yoga training to uplift others during COVID-19 crisis
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced both doctors and their patients into unchartered territory. In Yoga Medicine, Dr. Doreen Wiggins explains how she has called upon her yoga training to cultivate compassion not only for herself but for others. Read the full article »
Dr. Wiggins shares how yoga helps patients move beyond cancer fear
Once cancer treatment for breast cancer has been completed, there is no guarantee of wholly successful treatment. That can lead patients into the territory of fear of cancer recurrence (FCR). In a recent article in Yoga Medicine, Dr. Doreen Wiggins discussed the role yoga can play in overcoming that fear. She says research has demonstrated…