Breast Cancer Rehabilitation: Upper-body impairments Module 2

$125.00 excluding gst

Mastectomy linear scar is only one of many locations for scar impairment. This module expands on scar tissue locations after mastectomy and how to assess the scar severity.

Suitable for health professionals who want a comprehensive insight into how they can provide recovery services for people after mastectomy.

Receive an ebook with live references to the research in this area, five training videos and suggestions for two projects where you can engage your post mastectomy assessment skills.


This program brings together extensive clinical experience and the available research. Learn how to assess scar tissue in different locations on the chest wall and at different depths.

Suitable for: Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, Massage Therapists,  Oncology trained Massage Therapists, Physical Trainers /Exercise Physiologists designing upper body exercise programs, Breast Care Nurses. This material will suit Beginners, Intermediate and Advanced practitioners as the material is self selected, with additional reading available at the live research links.

Denise Stewart has relied on private studies regarding upper-body physical assessment and treatment options over the last 30 years as research rarely offered insight into the impairments associated with mastectomy related dysfunction.

Agreement at Purchase: You will be supplied with the link and password to this program. Your password, like any others, is private and not to share. The program access will remain active 12 months from your purchase. Connect with Denise if this needs to be extended. Your pdf booklet can be downloaded, the videos can ony be viewed at this program platform.

Australian purchasers: To be a CPD recorded activity unsure you refer to APHRA guidelines for recording.

American purchasers: This is NOT a CEU approved product. There is extensive research paper reviews  if this task can be included in your professional development as self study or independent study  (see the pdf at the bottom of the article) .

Other countries: Unknown registration requirements

Denise Stewart, Occupational Therapist, has worked with women experiencing the side effects of breast cancer for 3 decades. “I started treating arm lymphoedema and wondered why most of my patients had a serious shoulder problem”. Her investigation led to the study of post breast cancer scar tissue and the development of cording and scar tissue assessments.


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