After breast surgery, women may have questions about how to safely move the arms and avoid stiffness. Below is a guide answering some of these questions created by the Canadian Cancer Society in consultation with the Canadian Physiotherapy Association.
If you are struggling with swelling in your limbs which is not resolving post-surgery, you may have lymphedema. Treatment is available. Seek a consultation with Cross Roads registered massage therapist, Dawn Sparks, who is a Vodder-trained and certified manual lymphatic drainage therapist.