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5 facts about physio cancer care

Australia Physiotherapy Association summary

Exercise is safe and recommended.

Speak to your health professionals, including your physiotherapist, if you have any queries or concerns.

Benefits of exercise tend to increase with the amount of exercise but even 1 hour per week makes a significant difference.
Strength training can counteract the loss of muscle mass seen in many cancer treatments, including hormone therapy for prostate cancer.
Exercise improves the quality of life in people living with cancer or under palliative care.

Last updated: October 2022

Exercise is important

Our Physios are trained in how to make exercise safe, manageable, specific to you and importantly, enjoyable.

Exercise is currently a hot topic in cancer research but exercise is not all we provide.

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