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Treatment for Lymphedema

Once diagnosed, our knowledgeable physicians and therapists will guide you through our comprehensive Lymphedema program.  After evaluation by a Physician and/or a Physical Therapist, treatment would be for 60 minutes, 4 days a week.  All treatments are provided in a private room and may include:

  • Manual Lymph Drainage (MLD)
  • Bandaging
  • Proper skin care and diet counseling
  • Compression garments
  • Exercises
  • Self-MLD and bandaging
  • Education on the lymphatic system

Contraindications to treatment include: Sudden marked increase in swelling, infection, and/or congestive heart failure.

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