Cancer Pain: A Critical Review of Mechanism-based Classification and Physical Therapy Management in Palliative Care

@inproceedings{Kumar2011CancerPA,
  title={Cancer Pain: A Critical Review of Mechanism-based Classification and Physical Therapy Management in Palliative Care},
  author={Senthil Paramasivam Kumar},
  booktitle={Indian journal of palliative care},
  year={2011}
}
Mechanism-based classification and physical therapy management of pain is essential to effectively manage painful symptoms in patients attending palliative care. The objective of this review is to provide a detailed review of mechanism-based classification and physical therapy management of patients with cancer pain. Cancer pain can be classified based upon pain symptoms, pain mechanisms and pain syndromes. Classification based upon mechanisms not only addresses the underlying pathophysiology… CONTINUE READING
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