Monthly Archives - March 2021

Understanding Lymphedema and Treatment Options

March is National Lymphedema Month.  Kirsten Becker, PT recently completed the Manual Lymph Drainage (Vodder Technique) and Complete Decongestive Therapy Training program with Klose Training.  This included Manual Lymph Drainage and Lymphedema bandaging. What is the difference between EDEMA and LYMPHEDEMA?  Edema is a symptom of the body’s normal response to an injury such as a sprain, etc.  As healing progresses, excess fluid leaves the area and the swelling goes down.  Lymphedema is a disease condition that occurs when the [...]