International Journal of Physiology, Health and Physical Education

Vol. 4, Issue 1, Part A (2022)

Role of physiotherapy in oral maligant melanoma: A review


Harshika Gupta

Background & Introduction: Oral melanoma is a decrepit, onward & perilous premalignant phase seen chiefly, in the Indians. It is often due to the fulfillment of tobacco. This is treated with remedy pursue by the use of exercise of the mouth stipulated by a physiotherapist. Methodology: The originator directed an ambient search of open access articles of general scientific databases including PuBMed, science direct, Scopus, Web of Science, shodhganga, Google Scholar etc. Two considerable scientific studies were found related to the physiotherapy in oral melanoma. Results: Physiotherapy supervision includes exercises which have demonstrated to have a great efficacy on the oral melanoma protocol – like tongue stretch & “O” exercise. Conclusion: Albeit the elementary care of oral melanoma is dental, the role of physiotherapy is also important greatly. Through the action of opening of the mouth is restrict, the application of physiotherapy has a prominent efficacy.

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How to cite this article:
Harshika Gupta. Role of physiotherapy in oral maligant melanoma: A review. Int. J. Physiol. Health Phys. Educ. 2022;4(1):1-3. DOI: 10.33545/26647265.2022.v4.i1a.29