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Massage for the Cancer Patient
December 5, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pmFree
Cancer and cancer treatment affect every person differently. A trained Oncology and Lymphatic massage therapist can provide safe and effective bodywork that may proved beneficial to anyone currently undergoing cancer treatment or with a cancer history. Come learn how massage therapy and other modalities such as Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD) can be employed to mitigate symptoms, lessen pain and improve mood, energy, perspective, strength. Gentle release techniques for surgical scars can return range of motion, and lessen swelling to decrease and even reverse the effects of chemotherapy induced-peripheral neurpathy. MLD is useful in preventing and managing lymphedema and self care techniques may be taught for home use. Clients may find relief and support at all stages of treatment through surgery from diagnosis through surgery and chemo and into recovery.