Lung Cancer Recovery: It Isn’t Just about Exercise!

Senior man recovering from lung cancer breathes deeply

When you are in lung cancer recovery, you may experience some difficulty with doing the things you are used to doing. You may experience decreased endurance even during simple activities such as walking or shopping or doing the stairs.  It may hurt to cough, making it difficult to clear your lungs of congestion.  You may need…

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Treating the Side-Effects of Cancer Treatment with Physical Therapy: CIPN

Chemotherapy – Induced Peripheral Neuropathy Chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy or CIPN is a numbness and tingling in the hands and feet due to nerve damage from chemotherapy.  CIPN can lead to muscle weakness and balance problems.  According to The American Cancer Society two-thirds of patients undergoing chemotherapy will develop CIPN within a month of starting chemo. …

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