Cancer Rehabilitation

Milltown Physiotherapy is providing a comprehensive cancer rehabilitation service for women undergoing treatment for breast and gynaecological cancers.

Cancer Rehabilitation

 

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
  • Adherent scars
  • Radiation fibrosis
  • Pain

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)
  • Pelvic mobility
  • 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
  • Self MLD

 

 

 

CHARTERED PHYSIOTHERAPISTS

Certified in Strong Pink Women Programme

Tara Murtagh

Steaphanie Crossland

 

Cancer Rehab & Lymphedema Program Advisor
 Siobhan O’Reilly Bracken

 

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(01) 296 0603