Tweet Complete decongestive therapy (CDT) is performed in two phases; in the first phase, also known as the intensive or decongestive phase, treatments are administered by trained lymphedema therapists on a daily basis until the affected body part is decongested.
The duration of the intensive phase varies with the severity of the condition and . . . → Read More: Self Manual Lymph Drainage for Lymphedema Affecting the Leg
“After a day of sitting in the office my ankles are swollen.”
“During the last several months of my pregnancy, my legs practically doubled in size”
“My fingers and hand frequently get puffy following a long hike”
“My arm started swelling after I had surgery for my breast cancer”
“Following the removal of . . . → Read More: When is it Lymphedema?
I would like to announce the formation of a new organization concerned with the training standards for lymphedema therapists in North America, the North American Lymphedema Education Association (NALEA).
NALEA is currently an alliance of the four lymphedema therapy certification schools responsible for training the majority of Certified Lymphedema Therapists (CLT) in North America . . . → Read More: NALEA – A New Organization Concerned With Training Standards For Lymphedema Therapists
This article provides a resource for lymphedema patients to locate certified lymphedema therapists . . . → Read More: How to Locate a Certified Lymphedema Therapist in Your Area