Title: Effectiveness of Postoperative Physical Therapy for Upper Limb Impairments Following Breast Cancer Treatment: A Systematic Review
Authors: De Groef, An ×
Van Kampen, Marijke
Dieltjens, Evi
Christiaens, Rose
Neven, Patrick
Geraerts, Inge
Devoogdt, Nele #
Issue Date: Jun-2015
Publisher: W.B. Saunders Co.
Series Title: Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation vol:96 issue:6 pages:1140-1153
Article number: S0003-9993(15)00010-6
Abstract: To systematically review the effectiveness of various postoperative physical therapy modalities and timing of physical therapy following treatment of breast cancer on pain and impaired range of motion of the upper limb. These modalities include passive mobilizations, manual stretching, myofascial therapy and active exercises.
ISSN: 0003-9993
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Research Group for Neuromotor Rehabilitation
Surgical Oncology
Gynaecological Oncology
Research Group for Cardiovascular and Respiratory Rehabilitation
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