Lymphedema: Not Just Edema
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IPTA Southwest District members, physical therapists, physical therapy assistants, students.
- Recall how the lymph system differs from the venous system.
- Recognize how lymphatic fluid moves throughout the lymph system.
- Review the causes and classification of lymphedema.
- Discuss the use of Manual lymphatic drainage (MLD) and bandaging in the treatment of lymphedema.
Juanita Robel, PT, MHS
Associate Professor, Doctor of Physical Therapy Program, Des Moines University
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- 1.00 CE Contact Hour(s)