Manual Therapy for Axillary Web Syndrome (AWS/cording) post-breast cancer
Cording or axillary web syndrome is a common complication after breast cancer surgery and people with cording have an increased risk of developing lymphoedema. Cording can be challenging to treat, and recent decades have seen a shift in manual treatment recommendations away from more aggressive protocols (to snap cording) to a more gentle manual approach. Emma Holly has been bringing her up-to-date manual approach for cording to leading cancer clinics and hospitals in UK and internationally, join her for this practical session on the treatment of cording.
By the end of the session attendees will be able to:
- Describe cording
- Name a benefit to treating scar tissue in the axilla