Milltown Physiotherapy is providing a comprehensive cancer rehabilitation service for women undergoing treatment for breast and gynaecological cancers.
Physiotherapy evaluation for Breast Cancer / Gynecological Cancer
Services provided include physiotherapy for cancer rehab, lymphedema and return to sports.
1. Prospective Surveillance Model of Care (PSM)
Pre-op assessment, early post op assessment and scheduled monitoring for early identification and physiotherapy of the common cancer treatment sequelae.
2. Manual therapy for
Cording/Axillary web syndrome.
3. Secondary lymphoedema care for
Prevention – measure and fit the BSN “Bella Lite” compression garment.
Management – Complete Decongestive Therapy, with multilayer bandaging, MLD, exercise and custom made compression garments.
4. Therapeutic Exercise for
Shoulder mobility (Breast Care).
Strong Pink Women Pilates classes.
35 mins of moderate level physical activity daily.
Return to sports.
5. Patient education
Cellulitis prevention and management.
Lymphedema risk reduction practices.
Flying and holidays after cancer treatment.
Meticulous skin care.