Prevention of Sequelae Pain After Breast Cancer Surgery by Self-massages and Self Stretching. Impact of Learning Workshops.

  • STATUS
    Recruiting
  • End date
    Aug 15, 2022
  • participants needed
    144
  • sponsor
    Center Eugene Marquis
Updated on 6 August 2021
cancer surgery
cancer
breast reconstruction

Summary

Myofascial pain syndrome is a common cause of chronic pain characterized by myofascial pain and trigger points. Recommendations regarding management of pain after breast cancer don't mention myofascial syndrome despite a study suggests possible myofascial syndrome with roughly 75% of patients in pain.

144 patients having a local breast cancer requiring surgery will be randomized in this study, ratio 1:1 standard and experimental groups.

Every patients (standard and experimental groups) will attend 4 specific consultations during which standard recommendations will be given, pain, quality of life, shoulder range of motion, global upper limbs force will be assessed.

In addition, patient randomized in experimental group will attend self massages and self stretching workshops, one before surgery and one after surgery. Patients will be encouraged to performed daily self massages and self stretching.

The aim of the study is to assess impact of self massages and self stretching workshops on sequelae pain further surgery for breast cancer.

Details
Condition Surgery, Breast Cancer, Surgical aspects, Surgery, Breast Cancer Diagnosis, breast carcinoma, cancer, breast, surgical procedures, surgical treatment, surgeries, surgical procedure
Treatment Standard follow-up, Learning workshops
Clinical Study IdentifierNCT03651973
SponsorCenter Eugene Marquis
Last Modified on6 August 2021

Eligibility

Yes No Not Sure

Inclusion Criteria

Woman
Local development of breast cancer, every stages except stage IV
Indication of surgery whatever surgery type except breast reconstruction
Age between 18 and 70 years
Life expectancy > 12 months assessed by surgeon or pain specialist
Informed and written consent
Affiliated to a social security system

Exclusion Criteria

History of chronic pain
History of shoulder pain
Any illness or severe disease, medical or psychiatric, that could prevent the patient to follow study procedures or to give her informed consent, according investigators
Geographical constraint (home > 50 km)
History of breast surgery
Pregnant or lactating woman
Protected adult or deprived of her liberty
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