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Effect of myofascial techniques for treatment of upper limb dysfunctions in breast cancer survivors: randomized controlled trial

Effect of myofascial techniques for treatment of upper limb dysfunctions in breast cancer... Support Care Cancer (2017) 25:2119–2127 DOI 10.1007/s00520-017-3616-9 ORIGINAL ARTICLE Effect of myofascial techniques for treatment of upper limb dysfunctions in breast cancer survivors: randomized controlled trial 1 1 1 1 1 An De Groef & Marijke Van Kampen & Nele Verlvoesem & Evi Dieltjens & Lore Vos & 1 2,3 2,4 1 Tessa De Vrieze & Marie-Rose Christiaens & Patrick Neven & Inge Geraerts & Nele Devoogdt Received: 5 December 2016 /Accepted: 6 February 2017 /Published online: 14 February 2017 Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2017 Abstract inclinometer); shoulder function (Disability of Shoulder, Purpose Besides pain, myofascial dysfunctions may contrib- Arm and Hand questionnaire); and quality of life (Short ute to the presence of upper limb impairments such as im- Form 36). Measures were taken before and after the interven- paired range of motion, decreased strength, lymphedema, tion at 6 and 12 months follow-up. and altered postures and kinematics. Therefore, the aim of this Results No differences between groups were found for all study was to investigate the effect of myofascial therapy in outcome parameters over the course of 1 year. However, over- addition to a standard physical therapy program for treatment all beneficial effects of the standard physical therapy program http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Supportive Care in Cancer Springer Journals

Effect of myofascial techniques for treatment of upper limb dysfunctions in breast cancer survivors: randomized controlled trial

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Springer Journals
Copyright
Copyright © 2017 by Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Oncology; Nursing; Nursing Research; Pain Medicine; Rehabilitation Medicine
ISSN
0941-4355
eISSN
1433-7339
DOI
10.1007/s00520-017-3616-9
pmid
28197849
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Abstract

Support Care Cancer (2017) 25:2119–2127 DOI 10.1007/s00520-017-3616-9 ORIGINAL ARTICLE Effect of myofascial techniques for treatment of upper limb dysfunctions in breast cancer survivors: randomized controlled trial 1 1 1 1 1 An De Groef & Marijke Van Kampen & Nele Verlvoesem & Evi Dieltjens & Lore Vos & 1 2,3 2,4 1 Tessa De Vrieze & Marie-Rose Christiaens & Patrick Neven & Inge Geraerts & Nele Devoogdt Received: 5 December 2016 /Accepted: 6 February 2017 /Published online: 14 February 2017 Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2017 Abstract inclinometer); shoulder function (Disability of Shoulder, Purpose Besides pain, myofascial dysfunctions may contrib- Arm and Hand questionnaire); and quality of life (Short ute to the presence of upper limb impairments such as im- Form 36). Measures were taken before and after the interven- paired range of motion, decreased strength, lymphedema, tion at 6 and 12 months follow-up. and altered postures and kinematics. Therefore, the aim of this Results No differences between groups were found for all study was to investigate the effect of myofascial therapy in outcome parameters over the course of 1 year. However, over- addition to a standard physical therapy program for treatment all beneficial effects of the standard physical therapy program

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Supportive Care in CancerSpringer Journals

Published: Feb 14, 2017

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