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Lymphedema Rehabilitation

Lymphedema Rehabilitation

Lymphedema Rehabilitation

  • Utilizes individualized and/or group activities/exercises focusing on positioning and posture awareness
  • May includes use of Lymphapress, Intermittent Compression Pump, Support Garments, Relaxation/stress management audio tapes
  • Reviews principles of skin protection, use of constrictive clothing and jewelry, and relaxation training
  • Progresses to activity/exercise program emphasizing mobility of the involved limb(s)
  • Reinforces individualized home activity/exercise program to reinforce precautions within good body mechanics
  • Outcomes focus on increased flexibility, improved body/mind awareness, re-engagement in more productive lifestyle, decreased pain/somatic symptoms, controlled edema and follow through with program guidelines

Call (812) 485-5200 to schedule your first treatment. 

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