Head & Neck Cancer

Head & neck cancer strikes at some of the most basic human functions, including verbal communication, social interaction, eating, and breathing.

Head & neck cancers include:

  • Laryngeal and Hypopharyngeal Cancer
  • Nasal Cavity and Paranasal Sinus Cancer
  • Nasopharyngeal Cancer
  • Oral and Oropharyngeal Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Parotid gland
  • Squamous cell Cancer

Rehabilitation interventions for Head & Neck Cancers:

  • Early rehabilitation to minimizing deformities
  • Pain, scar tissue and facial swelling management
  • Improve range of motion of ¬†jaw joint (TMJ), neck and shoulder
  • Retraining facial muscles
  • Head & Neck lymphedema education, prevention and management techniques
  • Specific strength & endurance training for weakened muscles
  • Minimizing postural dysfunctions
  • Prevention and management of radiation fibrosis