Rehabilitation in Brain and Spinal Cord Tumors
In tumor treatment, the treatment varies according to the location and size of the tumor. Treatment methods include surgical and non-surgical methods. The tumor may leave temporary damage or permanent damage. The rehabilitation process varies according to the weakened or lost functions of the person. After surgery, the treatment process may vary between 3 months and 1 year.
Physical Therapy Applications in Brain and Spinal Cord Tumors
During physical therapy, strengthening exercises for muscle groups that weaken during immobilization, breathing exercises and electrotherapy agents are used for pain complaints. It is very important to follow the positioning regularly to prevent pressure sores. In people with bedsores, the wound treatment process should be followed by specialists.
It is also important for the person to receive social and psychological support in this process to return to normal life.