Physical therapy may be able to assist a cancer survivor before, during, or after cancer treatments with education and treating physical impairments, which can lead to an increased quality of life.
- Increasing active range-of-motion & decreasing Myofascial/SCAR/Connective tissue restriction
- Increasing strength
- Increasing endurance to decrease cancer-related fatigue
- Increasing mobility
- Decreasing balance issues that may occur from chemotherapy induced peripheral neuropathy
- Managing Lymphedema
- Managing Pelvic Floor Dysfunction (Bladder & bowel dysfunction, as well as sexual dysfunction)