Types of Treatment
Physical Therapy for Lymphedema Louisville, Evansville & Southern Indiana
Lymphedema is a painful condition resulting in persistent swelling of an arm or leg due to a blockage in your lymphatic system, an important part of your immune and circulatory systems. It is most commonly caused by removal or damage of lymph nodes during cancer treatment.
ProRehab Lymphedema Treatment offers outpatient care provided by expert physical therapists. Treatments are designed to reduce pain, swelling, and other symptoms through a combination of special therapies and exercises. The earlier lymphedema is treated, the better the results.
What to expect during your Lymphedema treatment at ProRehab:
- You will be assessed by an expert physical therapist who is specifically trained in lymphedema therapy.
- Your therapist will evaluate your strength and range of motion and take measurements of your affected and non-affected areas.
- A customized plan will be created just for you that begins with instruction on how the program works, your specific diagnosis and how to manage and further prevent lymphedema.
- A session may consist of specialized massage, skin and nail care, compression bandaging, continuing education, and a home exercise program to fit your individual needs.
- ProRehab will contact your insurance carrier for you during your initial appointment to obtain detailed information about your coverage. Medicare and most insurance companies cover much of the cost of Lymphedema Therapy.
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