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Vol 9, No 2 (2015)
Case report
Published online: 2016-06-14
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Physiotherapy in advanced breast cancer patient

Anna Pyszora
Medycyna Paliatywna w Praktyce 2015;9(2):47-51.

open access

Vol 9, No 2 (2015)
Case report
Published online: 2016-06-14

Abstract

Physiotherapy is an important part of a comprehensive symptom management in patients receiving palliative care. It helps to reduce the intensity of many symptoms that significantly lower patients’ quality of life. In this article the author presents a case of an advanced cancer patient whose lymphedema and myofascial pain were successfully treated with physiotherapy.

Abstract

Physiotherapy is an important part of a comprehensive symptom management in patients receiving palliative care. It helps to reduce the intensity of many symptoms that significantly lower patients’ quality of life. In this article the author presents a case of an advanced cancer patient whose lymphedema and myofascial pain were successfully treated with physiotherapy.

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Keywords

physiotherapy, lymphedema, myofascial pain, palliative care

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Title

Physiotherapy in advanced breast cancer patient

Journal

Palliative Medicine in Practice

Issue

Vol 9, No 2 (2015)

Pages

47-51

Published online

2016-06-14

Bibliographic record

Medycyna Paliatywna w Praktyce 2015;9(2):47-51.

Keywords

physiotherapy
lymphedema
myofascial pain
palliative care

Authors

Anna Pyszora

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