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Managing Shoulder Issues After Breast Cancer Treatment

Ashish Khanna, MD, discusses the shoulder problems that can result after breast cancer treatment, lymphedema, and how to manage shoulder issues.
Mar 11, 2020

Dr. Khanna specializes in the treatment of people who have pain or functional issues as a result of cancer or cancer treatments, including people who have been diagnosed with breast cancer. This includes pain, shoulder issues, fatigue, joint pain from aromatase inhibitors, and other issues. He has lectured at numerous international conferences, has published peer-reviewed research on a variety of related topics, and is the co-author of an upcoming book on cancer rehabilitation.

Listen to the podcast to hear Dr. Khanna talk about:

  • the shoulder problems that can happen as a result of breast cancer treatment

  • links between lymphedema and shoulder problems

  • how shoulder problems can be managed

  • his top three tips for people who are having shoulder issues

About the guest
Ashish Khanna, MD

Ashish Khanna, MD, is a physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist at the Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation and part of the ReVital Cancer Rehabilitation Program. Dr. Khanna completed his residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at the Kingsbrook Jewish Rehabilitation Institute in Brooklyn, NY, where he became interested in cancer rehabilitation early on. He completed his fellowship subspecialization in cancer rehabilitation at Medstar Georgetown University/National Rehabilitation Hospital in Washington, DC.

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