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Lymphedema Management

Lymphedema is a condition characterized by an accumulation of lymphatic fluid that causes swelling in the arms and legs.  Early detection and treatment are crucial to a more favorable outcome; early treatment can also prevent life-threatening infections associated with lymphedema.

Hospital Without Walls Lymphedema Program offers several treatment options, including:

  • Manual lymph Drainage – a light rerouting of fluid by gentle massage
  • Bandaging and compression
  • Skin care and instructions in precautions and ways to control lymphedema
  • Special exercises to increase lymph drainage
  • Consultation on modifications of daily living activities and lifestyle adaptations

In Home Lymphedema Management Program can be used to treat the following:

  • Lymphedema after mastectomy
  • Lymphostatic edema of the extremeties
  • Primary Lymphedema
  • Rheumatic illnesses (i.e., lupus erythematosus)
  • Tendinitis
  • Bursitis

For more information about Hospital Without Walls Lymphedema Management Program, click here, or call us toll free at 877-279-2064 for a free consultation.