Did you know that a stressed lymph vessel or group of vessels could actually cause pain and limited shoulder motion? Well, that is a real possibility at any point along the journey of cancer-related treatment. However, the good news is that when axillary cording is diagnosed early and treated quickly the symptoms are usually completely resolved. The longer it persists, the more difficult it is to treat. This is why early detection and intervention is so important. If you would like to learn more about axillary cording, click on the link to watch my video further explaining this condition and the treatment options that exist.
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