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There are over three million breast cancer survivors in the United States. These survivors commonly deal with functional morbidity that can benefit from physiatric management. This skills lab will present multiple hands-on skills the physiatrist can use to evaluate and treat their patients with breast cancer or a history of breast cancer. These skills will include: -bioimpedance spectroscopy for the early diagnosis of lymphedema -compression garment workshop-pneumatic compression workshop-ultrasound for the evaluation of lymphedema -tissue compliance meter for the quantification of radiation fibrosis -injections for chest wall pain including: serratus plane block, neuroma injections, botulinum toxin injections, scapulothoracic bursitis injections

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