Justyna Hanuszkiewicz

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INTRODUCTION Secondary lymphedema affects approximately 40% of women treated for breast cancer and is recognized as a major problem associated with the therapy of malignant tumors. Consequently, new therapeutic methods are constantly being sought to effectively eliminate the condition. One of the new forms of edema management, especially in the initial(More)
BACKGROUND Breast cancer treatment may be a cause of postural disorders. OBJECTIVE Assessment of the effects of various forms of physical activity on body posture in the sagittal plane in women post breast cancer treatment. STUDY GROUP Sixty women who had received breast cancer treatment. The study group was intentionally divided into three groups of 20(More)
The aim of the work was to determine the activity of trunk muscles in the sagittal plane in relation to body posture type in women treated for breast cancer. Fifty women having undergone treatment for breast cancer, with an average age of 61, participated in the study. All patients were studied by application of the photogrammetric method in order to(More)
INTRODUCTION Human body posture changes in the course of ontogenesis. The changes are brought about by both internal factors (illness) and external factors (injury). The negative consequences of a medical condition such as breast cancer, together with the treatment process, undoubtedly contribute to disturbance of body posture. The aim of this paper was to(More)
BACKGROUND Treatment of breast cancer can lead to abnormally shaped anteroposterior spinal curvatures, which consequently leads to functional disturbances of trunk muscles. The aim of the paper was to investigate the correlation between trunk muscle function and type of body posture in women receiving treatment for breast cancer. MATERIAL AND METHODS(More)
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