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What does rehabilitation after brain cancer treatment involve?

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Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
5 doctors agree

In brief: Varies

Pretty much what ever is needed.
Often after brain surgery for a tumor, there may be weakness and loss of sensation on one side of the body similar to a stroke. Rehab seeks to try to help someone regain as much function as possible given their neurological function. This may include physical and occupation therapy as well as speech therapy for problems with swallowing or speech. Pain management.

In brief: Varies

Pretty much what ever is needed.
Often after brain surgery for a tumor, there may be weakness and loss of sensation on one side of the body similar to a stroke. Rehab seeks to try to help someone regain as much function as possible given their neurological function. This may include physical and occupation therapy as well as speech therapy for problems with swallowing or speech. Pain management.
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
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Dr. Bahman Daneshfar
Radiation Oncology
5 doctors agree

In brief: Improving abilities

Anything that effects the brain will result in a patient having difficulties.
Strokes, trauma or cancer can cause someone to lose various functions and specialists in physical medicine and rehab use physical therapy and occupational therapy to improve a persons strength and skills, building on what a patient can do to help themselves accomplish activities of daily life.

In brief: Improving abilities

Anything that effects the brain will result in a patient having difficulties.
Strokes, trauma or cancer can cause someone to lose various functions and specialists in physical medicine and rehab use physical therapy and occupational therapy to improve a persons strength and skills, building on what a patient can do to help themselves accomplish activities of daily life.
Dr. Bahman Daneshfar
Dr. Bahman Daneshfar
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