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2023 Jan 01

Asian Pac J Cancer Prev



Effect of Neural Tissue Mobilization on Sensory-Motor Impairments in Breast Cancer Survivors with Lymphedema: An Experimental Study.


Joshi D, Shah S, Shinde SB, Patil S
Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2023 Jan 01; 24(1):313-319.
PMID: 36708582.


Breast surgery, Axillary Lymph Node Dissection (ALND), radiation and chemotherapy may develop several complications such as axillary web syndrome, frozen shoulder, numbness, shoulder pain and range of motion restriction, lymphostasis, and lymphedema. Up to 77% report sensory disturbance in the breast or arm after breast surgery. These short- and long-term consequences have dramatic impact on physical function and quality of life in this population.