Patient Education

 

Breast Cancer Survivorship: UCSF Lymphedema Education and Prevention Program

The Faculty of the UCSF/SFSU Graduate Program in Physical Therapy and UCSF Physical Therapy Faculty Practice provide guidance, education, and exercise training for patients at risk for developing lymphedema and other musculoskeletal impairments after treatment for breast cancer.

 

UCSF lymphedema and exercise videos and resources:

 

Additional information on lymphedema can be found here:

 

Laboratory Ergonomics

Wherever you work, it's important to understand the basics of ergonomics so that you can avoid the risk of repetitive motion injuries. You can minimize the risk by maintaining good posture and positioning, optimizing your work station set-up, and incorporating mini-breaks and task rotation. This video includes recommendations for:

 

  • Working at a computer
  • Pipetting
  • Working at a microscope
  • Working at a hood

Click here to watch the video!