International Journal of Medicine Research

International Journal of Medicine Research


International Journal of Medicine Research
International Journal of Medicine Research
Vol. 1, Issue 2 (2016)

The role of physiotherapy for the management of breast cancer and enhancing lifestyle for breast cancer survivors through physical activity and exercises


Davinder Kumar, Virender Kumar, Savarna

The roles of physical exercise techniques in the cancer journey are very important. The physical techniques, improve patients psychologically as well as physically who are suffering life threatening illness disease like cardiovascular disease, respiratory disease, diabetes and cancer. Physiotherapy respiratory techniques, pain control techniques, neurological rehabilitation education and lymphedema management very significant in different kind of illness. Breast cancer is associated with hormonal imbalances. The treatment of breast cancer includes multiple modalities like Surgery, radiation therapy, hormonal therapy, chemotherapy, and biologic as well as physical therapy that can all be used in many different combinations based on a patient’s specific disease. Exercise may prevent weight gain during cancer treatment and also cause reduction in fatigue. Few physical techniques like, lying down exercises, sitting up exercises, standing exercises after surgery maximize recovery and provide information is prevent forthcoming complications. This mini review suggested that exercise can contribute to improved mood, reduced anxiety and depression undergoing breast cancer treatment.

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Davinder Kumar, Virender Kumar, Savarna. The role of physiotherapy for the management of breast cancer and enhancing lifestyle for breast cancer survivors through physical activity and exercises. International Journal of Medicine Research, Volume 1, Issue 2, 2016, Pages 124-128
International Journal of Medicine Research