Written by William Woo, Physiotherapist at Goulburn. Article from March 2018
The Role of Physiotherapy in Cancer Recovery
When someone is undergoing cancer treatment, physiotherapy may not be the first healthcare field that comes to mind. Early cancer treatment is met with oncologists, radiologists, nurses, and surgeons. These healthcare practitioners are essential to the treatment and management of cancer. However, we should also consider the role of physiotherapy in cancer recovery.
Cancer treatment is an exhausting course, leaving many people fatigued, weak and with a compromised immune system. Just getting out of bed can be a huge and daunting task.