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The Exercise Intervention as Part of Rehabilitation in Intracranial Myxoid Chondrosarcoma: A Case Report

Malignant tumors after surgical trauma are frequently presented with unavoidable complications, such as physical dysfunction, decreased motor endurance, bowel disorders and cognitive impairment, and other symptoms. Due to the presence of malignant tumors, patients suffer from not only physical discomfort but also the presence of psychological and mental stress. Trauma often leads to poor emotional control and cannot cooperate with treatment. Exercise can not only change the function of the limbs but also have a positive effect on emotions. This case reports a 28-year-old male who experienced a decline in cognitive function and activities of daily living after undergoing tumor resection and radiotherapy. A year later, he was hospitalized and completed a four-week activity of daily living and exercise rehabilitation training. What’s more, his mood was managed along with the reintegration therapy. As the patient's mood improved, training coordination increased, quality of life and daily living ability gradually improved, and he recovered well during the follow-up period. Given this single case, multi-modal exercise rehabilitation can maintain or improve functional performance and QOL domains even during heavy treatments. When the patient is undergoing exercise rehabilitation, he also needs emotional management, and emotional intervention is required for the patient. Therefore, exercise and the emotional management of patients with malignancy are of great importance.

Intracranial Myxoid Chondrosarcoma, Exercise Intervention, Rehabilitation

APA Style

Si-yu Lu, Jin-ying Wang, Xing-jin Lin, Zhuo-ming Chen. (2023). The Exercise Intervention as Part of Rehabilitation in Intracranial Myxoid Chondrosarcoma: A Case Report. Rehabilitation Science, 8(1), 11-15.

ACS Style

Si-yu Lu; Jin-ying Wang; Xing-jin Lin; Zhuo-ming Chen. The Exercise Intervention as Part of Rehabilitation in Intracranial Myxoid Chondrosarcoma: A Case Report. Rehabil. Sci. 2023, 8(1), 11-15. doi: 10.11648/

AMA Style

Si-yu Lu, Jin-ying Wang, Xing-jin Lin, Zhuo-ming Chen. The Exercise Intervention as Part of Rehabilitation in Intracranial Myxoid Chondrosarcoma: A Case Report. Rehabil Sci. 2023;8(1):11-15. doi: 10.11648/

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