Lymphedema is a common side effect of some cancer treatments. The symptoms of lymphedema may include pain, reduced mobility, feeling of heaviness or tightness and possible increased risk for infections. With the support of physical therapy, symptoms can be managed.
Kirsten Twaite, a licensed Physical Therapist and certified Lymphedema Therapist with Jade Integrated Health will discuss the importance of managing swelling, the four therapies used in treating lymphedema, and why it’s important to see a physical therapist.
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