Published 11/03/2022 by Shelby

Radiation therapy is a common local treatment for breast cancer. While its beneficial effects have been found in the treatment of breast cancer itself, the potential long-term side effects deserve discussion; particularly those relating to possible onset of lymphedema and (continue...)

Published 11/03/2022 by Shelby

This exercises series involves three separate but complimentary motions. It targets multiple muscle groups that surround the scapula, or shoulder blade, and glenohumeral joint, or shoulder joint, itself. Some of the muscle groups that will be activated include the following: Lower trapeziusMiddle (continue...)

Published 10/11/2022 by Shelby

Lymphedema, as a side effect from breast cancer treatment, needs to receive greater recognition than it currently does. While advances in surgical techniques and overall treatment strategies for breast cancer have been able to reduce lymphedema risk, according to the (continue...)

Published 10/11/2022 by Shelby

Certain treatment approaches for breast cancer have been found to create an increased risk for potential development of breast cancer-related lymphedema (BCRL). It's important to recognize these risk factors and take the appropriate precautions and preventative measures to try and (continue...)