Lymphedema | Dunn Physical Therapy

Our therapists treat the following diagnoses:

  • Primary lymphedema
  • Secondary lymphedema
  • Lipedema
  • Dercum’s disease
  • Pregnancy-related swelling
  • Post-surgical edema

How physical therapy helps

Physical therapy for lymphedema focuses on reducing swelling, controlling pain, and providing relief from common symptoms including…

  • Swelling of part or all of your arm or leg (including fingers and toes), trunk, breast, genitals, head, or neck
  • Heavy or tight feeling
  • Limited ability of movement
  • Discomfort or aching
  • Infections that won’t go away
  • Skin hardening and thickening

Managing your symptoms

While there is no known cure for lymphedema, some symptoms can be controlled.

See our certified lymphatic therapist

Whether the cause of your lymphedema is unknown or a result of radiation treatment, cancer, lymph node surgery, or infection, our lymphatic therapist, who is certified in complete decongestive therapy (CDT), can help.

Treatments include:

Treatment of lymphedema should be performed only by a CDT-certified specialist.

Most major insurances accepted including Medicare and Passport!

You’ll get a customized program to ensure the best possible results.