Musculoskeletal Cancers

Most common cancers include:

  • Primary Bone Cancer: Osteosarcoma, Chondrosarcoma, Ewing sarcoma
  • Rhabdomyosarcoma
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma

General Treatments include:

  • Limb-salvage surgery
  • Amputation of an affected arm or leg
  • Chemotherapy and Radiotherapy

Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation: 

  • Limb-salvage and/or amputation rehabilitation
  • Improving range of motion &¬† muscle strength
  • Reduction of pain
  • Walking &¬† mobility training
  • Limb prosthesis usage
  • Aquatic therapy
  • Precautions¬†& contraindications for bone lesions
  • Management of fatigue & deconditioning
  • Exercise precautions & contraindications
  • Personalized and safe exercise program that takes into account bone frailty & medical history
  • Improvement in quality of life, independence & autonomy through a functional rehabilitation program