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Breast surgery Physiotherapy

The Breast Care physiotherapy service consists of specialists physiotherapists, who can assess and treat common post-operative problems such as

  • Problematic scarring
  • Altered sensation
  • Reduced shoulder joint range of movement
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Cording of the Lymphatic system
  • Assess for lymphoedema and refer to the Lymphoedema team as appropriate

Patients having breast surgery are given physiotherapy advice in the Pre-Operative phase and dependent on surgery type some patients are followed up as outpatients in clinic 10. 

For useful information please visit Breast Cancer Care.