Axillary Web Syndrome

In July’s (Vol. 9, No. 2) edition of International Journal of Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork, Paul A. Lewis and Joan E. Cunningham did a case report of a woman’s treatment. She’d been treated for breast cancer with a unilateral mastectomy. After 2 Swedish massage sessions and following up after 3 months, she revealed no visual or palpable cording evidence, unrestricted glenohumeral joint range of motion, and no movement-associated pain! They called this dynamic angular petrissage!

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