The average number of patients receiving ultrasound therapy in the Physiotherapy Department has doubled with the addition of a new ultrasound machine, thanks to Volunteer Association/Health Sciences Foundation Family CARE grant. Ultrasound therapy is given to patients before an operation to improve surgical outcomes, and after an operation to reduce scarring, improve mobility and reduce pain.
The resources listed below can be helpful, reliable information to share with your patients.
Patient Symptom Management Guides
Cancer Care Ontario created patient guides to help manage symptoms. The guides are filled with easy-to-understand, practical tips for what patients should do and when to get help from their health care team.
Guides are available for: