Advanced Lymphatic/Lymphedema Course


This two-day advanced seminarprovides the information and techniques needed to problem solve through acomplex variety of diagnoses and co-morbid conditions relating to the lymphaticsystem. The hands-on techniques presented in the lab sessions will include aseries of specialized, unique, integrated techniques, which will address themusculoskeletal system, the nervous system, the vascular system, and theirintegration with the lymphatic system.

       Therapists with prior lymphedema experiencewill benefit from the application of these advanced clinicaltreatment techniques that will add expertise to their treatment protocols,optimize the functioning of the lymphatic system, resulting in a moresustainable patient outcome that includes more cost effective compressionbandaging and garment options for their patients. Ways to develop and expandthe therapist's current lymphedema managementprogram will be discussed.

*Newest Research Update

*Advanced Management Strategies forgenital and head and neck lymphedema

*Kinesio-Taping for lymphedema andscar management

*Current theories surgicalintervention

*Cost effective strategies forcompression bandaging and garment fitting

*Multi-disciplinedapproach and expand effective means to market new concepts in lymphedema managementto the medical community in acute care, outpatient, private, and home healthsettings.

*Psychosocial aspects of lymphedema

*Pain management and palliativecare

*Wound care and lymphedema

*MLD for plastic surgery clientsand surgical complications

*Additional techniques for treatingbariatric clients

 Also included will be round robincase studies with peer input for your most problematic cases, and a review ofthe 2017 LymphedemaNational Conference and the 2015 World Congressabstracts and presentations with therapeutic applications interpreted.


Saturday April 28th, 2018 - Sunday April 29th, 2018

Christiansburg, VA


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