Lymphedema Therapy Center/Lymphedema Treatment
Why Lymphedema Therapy? Well, you’ve fought cancer, and won. You’ve gone through a mastectomy, a lumpectomy, or lymph node dissection. You’ve battled through radiation therapy, and all the other treatments needed. But as with all medical battles, there are some after effects. You’ve started to experience swelling in part of your arm or leg, had weakness, tightness, or recurring infections. Your doctor says its secondary lymphedema, and it happens among patients who’ve had certain kinds of cancer. Now you’re looking for Lymphedema treatment and wondering where to go.
At the Lawrence Hospital Center Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Department, you can receive effective treatment for lymphedema. Located in Bronxville, New York, the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Department has a specified Lymphedema program, which is staffed by two Physical Therapists who have been certified by the Norton School of Lymphatic Therapy.
Their knowledgeable and trustworthy staff can guide you through a four phase program of complete decongestive therapy, which may include: Manual lymph drainage, multilayered bandaging and evaluation for compression garments, skin care, and an exercise program and patient education program. The goal of this treatment is to control and reduce the swelling, prevent progression of lymphedema and infection, and to improve your overall quality of life.
The physical therapists in Lawrence Hospital Center Lymphatic therapy program want to help you get back to the business of living. Call today to schedule your treatment. You’ll be in good hands. Lots of them.
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