Lymphedema Solutions provides a comprehensive approach to lymphedema treatment, including: compression bandaging and compression garments, massage, exercise and self-management education in both inpatient and outpatient settings.
Many of our physical and occupational therapists and assistants have completed specialized training to provide comprehensive lymphedema treatment and management of edema conditions.
Lymphedema is a stagnation of lymph fluid that results in swelling in a portion of the body. The most common areas affected are the arms and legs. Symptoms include swelling of part or the entire arm or leg, a feeling of heaviness or tightness, restricted range of motion, aching or discomfort, recurring infections in the affected limb and hardening and thickening of the skin.
Treatment includes a combination of manual lymph drainage massage, compression bandaging, compression garments, exercise and elevation. With effective lymphedema treatment and management, swelling and pain are reduced and the client is able to enjoy an improved quality of life and function.