Comprehensive Lymphedema Management:
Prevention and treatment of lymphedema become a routine part of the care received by impacted patients at Dynamic Rehabilitation Services. Physical Therapists and Physical Therapy Assistants, trained in lymphedema therapy, actively work with patients as an integral part of the medical care team.
All lymphedema patients are seen within 48 hours of making their appointment!
Lymphedema is a chronic condition. It is our goal, through education and treatment to help you self manage the volume of your extremity or trunk.
ASSESMENT METHODS: Sequential Girth Measurements, Water Displacement Volumetric Measurements, Palpation.
EDUCATION: We help our patients to understand the causes and conditions of their lymphedema. A better-educated patient will be able to self manage their condition and compliance with home care should improve.
EXERCISES: Home exercise programs are individually prescribed. It has been shown that gentle exercises can assist in the decrease in volume.
EXTERNALLY APPLIED COMPRESSION
We will be able to assist and provide you with compression garments which will help you in managing your lymphedema symptoms.
1. - Both gradient and non-gradient, custom and semi-custom compression sleeves are available. Proper fit and compression pressures are insured. Proper usage times are clearly outlined.
2. – Comprilon wraps are available. Proper instruction is demonstrated and compliance is frequently assessed.
3.– Segmental, Gradient - Multiple chamber pumps are available for in-office usage. Obtaining a pump for home usage is also available.
4. – Manual Lymphatic Drainage – Massage and Physical Therapists are available to provide manual drainage when more conservative methods are ineffective.
Call us today and we will get you shceduled for a comprehensive evaluation