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Breast Surgery Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation following breast surgery:

Symptoms treated:

  • Pain and / or reduced movement at the shoulder girdle
  • Axillary web syndrome / cording
  • Breast / chest wall tightness
  • Swelling in the hand, arm, chest wall / breast
  • Lymphoedema


How we treat:

  • Advice and education
  • Specific soft tissue massage and joint mobilisation
  • Progressive active exercise and stretching programme
  • Postural and ergonomic advice
  • Functional fascial taping
  • Acupuncture and dry needling (as appropriate)
  • Skin care advice
  • Lymphatic massage
  • Compression hosiery prescription.

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