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Discover How You Can Manage Lymphedema

  • Lymphedema is the chronic swelling caused by a build-up of fluid that occurs when the lymphatic system (which is a part of the immune and circulatory system) is faulty or damaged

  • Most commonly caused by lymph node removal or damage due to cancer treatment

  • Main symptom is swelling of an arm or leg accompanied by pain or discomfort

Since 2004, our locally-owned and operated business has been treating patients of all ages, from children to adults. Call today at 814-861-6608 to schedule your appointment!

  • An estimated 3-5 million Americans suffer from Lymphedema; many are undiagnosed or undertreated.

  • Most physicians in the United States are taught about the lymphatic system for one hour or less during their four years in medical school.

  • The Lymphedema Treatment Act is a bill aimed to improve insurance coverage for compression supplies to help alleviate lymphedema symptoms. The bill is currently in Congress.

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  • Lymphedema has no cure, but treatment can help

  • Requires medical diagnosis

  • Lab tests or imaging rarely required

  • Chronic condition. This can last for years or throughout a lifetime

  • Exercise, wrapping, massage, and compression can help

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Manage the symptoms of lymphedema with help from Lemont Physical Therapy Inc