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Compassionate Care for Lymphatic Health

At First Care Therapy, we understand the challenges that individuals facing lymphedema may encounter. Our dedicated team of certified lymphedema therapists is committed to providing comprehensive and personalized lymphedema treatment to help you manage your condition effectively and improve your quality of life.

What is Lymphedema?

Lymphedema is a chronic condition characterized by the buildup of lymphatic fluid, resulting in swelling and discomfort, usually in the arms or legs. It can occur due to various factors, including surgery, cancer treatments, or underlying medical conditions.

Understanding the Types of Lymphedema

Lymphedema is not a one-size-fits-all condition. There are different types of lymphedema, each with its own unique characteristics and causes. It’s essential to understand these types to determine the most appropriate treatment for your specific condition.

Primary lymphedema is a relatively rare genetic condition. It occurs when there is a congenital abnormality or malformation in the lymphatic system. This means that individuals with primary lymphedema are born with the condition, and it can manifest at various stages of life. The primary lymphedema types include:
  • Congenital Lymphedema: Present at birth, this type often becomes noticeable in infancy or early childhood.

  • Lymphedema Praecox: This form typically develops during adolescence or young adulthood.

  • Lymphedema Tarda: Less common, it usually appears after the age of 35.

Secondary lymphedema is more common and occurs as a result of damage or blockage to the lymphatic system. Common causes of secondary lymphedema include:
  • Cancer Treatments: Radiation therapy, lymph node removal, or surgery for cancer can disrupt lymphatic flow.

  • Infections: Infections like cellulitis can damage the lymphatic vessels and lead to lymphedema.

  • Traumatic Injury: Physical trauma or injury to the lymphatic system can result in secondary lymphedema.

  • Obesity: Excess body weight can put pressure on the lymphatic system and contribute to lymphedema.

  • Other Medical Conditions: Certain medical conditions, such as venous insufficiency, can also lead to secondary lymphedema.

Our Lymphedema Treatment Services:

Our certified lymphedema therapists will conduct a thorough assessment to determine the severity and specific needs of your condition.
MLD is a specialized massage technique that gently stimulates the lymphatic system to reduce swelling and improve lymph flow.
We offer custom-fitted compression garments and bandaging to support lymph drainage and reduce swelling.
Our team provides education on self-care techniques, including skin care, exercise, and lifestyle adjustments to help you manage lymphedema.
We guide you through tailored exercises and movements designed to promote lymphatic circulation and overall wellness.
For individuals at risk of developing lymphedema, we offer preventive strategies and education to minimize the likelihood of onset.

Benefits of Lymphedema Treatment

Reduction in Swelling
Improved Functionality
Enhanced Quality of Life
Prevention of Complications
    • Effective management of lymphedema can lead to a significant reduction in swelling and discomfort.

    • Treatment can enhance the range of motion and functionality of the affected limb.

    • By learning how to manage lymphedema, individuals can regain confidence and lead a more active life.

    • Proper treatment can help prevent infections and other complications associated with lymphedema.

Schedule Your Lymphedema Treatment Today!

Don’t let lymphedema hold you back. Contact First Care Therapy today to schedule your lymphedema treatment consultation. Our compassionate team is here to provide you with the support and care you need to manage your condition effectively and improve your quality of life.

Discover relief and improved lymphatic health with Lymphedema Treatment at First Care Therapy. Take the first step toward a more comfortable and active life today!