Oncology Massage in Arlington, Arizona
Oncology Massage is a special type of massage designed for cancer patients. When providing massage for cancer patients, there is a possibility and concern for injury if the massage is not performed correctly, so special care must be taken. Oncology Massage therapists are trained to regard the needs of cancer patients and to treat each individual according to their special circumstance. Cancer patients have a risk of lymphedema, a condition that is caused by a buildup of lymphatic fluid in the extremities. Oncology Massage provides relief to cancer patients suffering from this condition, as well as their other medical symptoms.
Oncology Massage developed out of a need to treat the special conditions and needs of cancer patients and was developed in conjunction with massage specialists and medical professionals. Oncology Massage therapists are trained to understand the conditions and effects of cancer and its treatments, and therefore offer a specialized form of massage to cancer sufferers.