Lymphedema: Not Just Edema


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Target Audience

IPTA Southwest District members, physical therapists, physical therapy assistants, students.


  1. Recall how the lymph system differs from the venous system.
  2. Recognize how lymphatic fluid moves throughout the lymph system.
  3. Review the causes and classification of lymphedema.
  4. Discuss the use of Manual lymphatic drainage (MLD) and bandaging in the treatment of lymphedema.


Robel, Juanita-54757

Juanita Robel, PT, MHS
Associate Professor, Doctor of Physical Therapy Program, Des Moines University

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