Oncology Massage

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The Different Types of Oncology Massage

The word massage brings up differing ideas for many people. With an abundance of techniques on offer how do you know what is right for you, especially if you have had extensive medical intervention such as treatment for cancer? Oncology massage isn’t necessarily a technique, but more an adaptation of techniques so they are appropriate …

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When is the right time to have oncology massage?

One of the most popular questions I get asked is, when should I have my oncology massage? Likewise, referrers often ask this as they are not sure when to send their patients in. It really depends on why the person wants the oncology massage and what the intent of the massage is. Massage and Chemotherapy …

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Cording Relief Through Massage

Cording is an uncomfortable condition that often follows breast cancer surgery. Also known as Axillary Web Syndrome, cording is something most people know nothing about, until of course they get it. Then, it is often not dealt with immediately. Caused by a hardening of lymphatic vessels post surgery for breast cancer, the sensation feels like …

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Oncology Massage: Why Wasn’t I Told About this?

When it comes to oncology massage, a phrase I hear all too often is: “Why wasn’t I told about this?” Over a decade ago I qualified as a hospital trained oncology massage therapist. Within the first 26 people in Australia to be trained at this level. Back then it was all too new, so I …

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How Oncology Massage Differs From Other Massage

When someone is diagnosed with cancer, just the diagnosis alone can send them into a state of anxiety, grief or fear. Add the pressures that come with regional treatments (surgery or radiation therapy) or systemic treatments (chemotherapy, immunotherapy or targeted therapy) and the body undergoes changes that can be life-long. Research is showing that massage …

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