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BioMed Research International
Volume 2017 (2017), Article ID 7302892, 6 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/7302892
Research Article

Focal Muscle Vibration and Physical Exercise in Postmastectomy Recovery: An Explorative Study

1Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Division, Umberto I Hospital, Rome, Italy
2Rehabilitation and Recovery Division, P.O. Nord, Az. Usl Latina, Latina, Italy
3Institute of Human Physiology, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
4National Centre for Epidemiology, Surveillance and Health Promotion, National Institute of Health, Rome, Italy
5Department of Public Health and Infectious Diseases, University Sapienza of Rome, Rome, Italy

Correspondence should be addressed to Filippo Camerota

Received 16 November 2016; Revised 22 February 2017; Accepted 5 March 2017; Published 26 March 2017

Academic Editor: Panagiotis Korovessis

Copyright © 2017 Claudia Celletti et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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