Myofascial Release and Muscle Retraining for Dropped Head Syndrome Attributed to Radiation Fibrosis in Hodgkin Lymphoma: A Case Series

  title={Myofascial Release and Muscle Retraining for Dropped Head Syndrome Attributed to Radiation Fibrosis in Hodgkin Lymphoma: A Case Series},
  author={J. R. B. Dixey and Kash Purohit and Diana M. Greenfield},
  journal={Rehabilitation Oncology},
Background and Purpose: This article reviews the current knowledge base of dropped head syndrome and presents the case histories of 7 patients with a diagnosis of this condition at the Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield, through the Late Effects Clinic. All patients were referred for physiotherapy, and the assessment findings and subsequent treatment provided are discussed in detail. Case Description: Seven patients who were consecutively referred to physiotherapy and presented with signs… 

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