October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month
20,000 people are diagnosed with breast cancer each year in Australia
Breast cancer is the 2nd most commonly diagnosed cancer (after Prostate Cancer)
20% of people with breast cancer will experience lymphoedema, often in the breast or arm.
Breast lymphoedema is often a hidden condition, not obvious and able to be concealed under clothing. Patients usually suffer in silence. Many believe it is just a “normal” conse...
Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) has been used for over 40 years to reduce inflammation & oedema, induce pain relief and to promote healing in a variety of musculoskeletal and medical conditions. Low Level Laser Therapy, sometimes known as Low Level Light Therapy or Photobiomodulation, is a type of low intensity light therapy.
How does it work?
LLLT uses the application of light via certain wavelengths to penetrate the skin and soft tissue to produce a photochemical reaction ...