A weightlifting client who has never had professional massage wants help with back and leg pain. Simple enough, right? But in their first interview they reveal a 4-year-old history of thyroid cancer, thyroidectomy, and lymph node removal.
What repercussions does this have for their massage? Can we move forward? Do we need to look for signs of lymphedema? Does lymphedema even happen with lymph flow in the neck?
Stay tuned for a look at thyroid cancer, and some excellent information-gathering practice guidelines.
Full show notes available at https://www.abmp.com/podcasts/ep-241-thyroid-cancer-i-have-client-who-pathology-conversations-ruth-werner