Lymphedema develops when lymphatic vessels are damaged or lymph nodes are removed. lymphedema is not curable; however research shows physical therapy can dramatically decrease the symptoms of lymphedema so you can return to enjoying your functional activities.
Our specially trained physical therapists provide treatment plans which focus on improving the quality of your life. They will perform many special techniques and hands-on treatment to decrease your lymphedema and improve your functional mobility. They will also educate you in proper skin care, ways to manage your condition, and safe ways to exercise to increase strength and improve your function.