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Webinar: Physiotherapy and Lymphoedema after Head and Neck Cancer Treatment

A webinar for patients, carers and healthcare professionals about physiotherapy and lymphoedema after Head and Neck Cancer treatment including the following topics:

  • Introduction to common physical conditions and causes 
  • Neck pain and stiffness 
  • Head and neck lymphoedema 
  • Shoulder pain and stiffness 
  • Evidence for early involvement of Physiotherapist

Presented by Dr Aoife McGarvey, a physiotherapist with over 18 years’ experience, 10 of those years specialising in Physiotherapy and Lymphoedema Therapy after cancer treatment. Dr McGarvey completed her PhD on Physiotherapy for Head and Neck Cancer in 2015 at the University of Newcastle.

Dr McGarvey is now the principal physio at Physio Living located in Newcastle NSW with a focus on early screening and pro-active management, leading to enhanced and quicker recovery from pain and restriction. 

Our sincere thanks to Dr McGarvey for presenting and the Western & Central Melbourne Integrated Cancer Service for providing funding to support the HNC Outreach webinar series.

Further information

Return to activity following a neck dissection
Hunter Cancer Research Alliance

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