Physical therapy and chiropractic use among childhood cancer survivors with chronic disease: impact on health-related quality of life.

Publication Type:

Journal Article


Journal of cancer survivorship : research and practice, Volume 5, Issue 1, p.73-81 (2011)


2011, Adult, Age of Onset, Child, Chronic Disease, Clinical Research Division, Female, Follow-Up Studies, Health Status, Humans, Male, Manipulation, Chiropractic, Neoplasms, Physical Therapy Modalities, Quality of Life, Questionnaires, Survivors, Treatment Outcome, Young Adult


The use of rehabilitation services to address musculoskeletal, neurological and cardiovascular late effects among childhood cancer survivors could improve physical function and health-related quality-of-life (HRQL). We describe physical therapy (PT) and chiropractic utilization among childhood cancer survivors and their association with HRQL.