Being active with cancer
Leading a physically active lifestyle both during and after cancer is linked to an improvement in many of its adverse effects and treatments.
Maxfacts self-help videos guide cancer patients through basic physio
Physiotherapy videos and advice feature on Maxfacts, a new website about oral and maxillofacial conditions, treatment and managing the consequences of surgery.
Northern Ireland physios ‘sock it’ to lymphoedema
Physiotherapists in Northern Ireland held events, gave talks and engaged in something new and surprising for this year’s Lymphoedema Awareness Week on 5-11 March.
Physio findings: exercise eases chemotherapy fatigue
In our regular round up of research Janet Wright looks at evidence for exercise eases chemotherapy fatigue and CSP research adviser Katherine Jones
Physio findings: exercise to control blood pressure and training people with cancer needs evidence
Janet Wright looks at exercise to control blood pressure for pregnant women and training people with cancer needs firm evidence.
Advice line: physios need to fight for appropriate care for older people
Rachael Machin believes physios need to fight for appropriate care for older people.
Physiotherapy in cancer care
Specialist physiotherapist Clare Lait will feature in a forthcoming media campaign on cancer care. Louise Hunt reports.
Physio findings: gym can ease cancer’s effects on both mind and body
In our regular round-up of research Janet Wright looks at how exercise can ease cancer's effects on mind and body and an injection of botulinum tox
NICE prioritises shoulder rehabilitation for head and neck cancer care
Progressive resistance training should start as soon as possible after surgery for head and neck cancers, says new guidance from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE).
Recovery champions: cancer rehabilitation
It’s time for physiotherapists to stand up and show what they can do to help people who have been diagnosed with cancer, Louise Hunt hears.