Oncology massage - this is a treatment for those that have a cancer diagnosis and its application is client specific to meet their needs. Although many of the traditional massage techniques may be used there is a need for modification depending the health and the effects of treatments such as surgical procedures, chemotherapy and radiotherapy.
Current treatments for most types of cancers have progressed and the outlook for most sufferers is much brighter. Surgeries and other treatments however can affect the body in a number of ways both physically and mentally. There are a number of side effects, some of these are; acute & chronic pain, lack of sleep, stress, anxiety and stress related shortness of breath.
Oncology massage can help to reduce these effects and can also be effective and accelerating the healing process after surgery when combined with Deep Oscillation Therapy