You and the lymphedema therapist will talk about the goals of
therapy. You can expect one or all of the following from your
The amount of time spent in treatment depends on the amount of
swelling you have. You will talk with your lymphedema therapist
about a follow-up plan.
Check with your insurance provider to see if
your treatment and supplies will be covered.
Allina Health Patient Education, The Lymphedema Treatment Program at Courage Kenny® Rehabilitation Institute, pt-ahc-21175 (6/09); Allina Health Patient Education, How To Manage Lymphedema, pt-ahc-14216 (4/07)
Allina Health Patient Education experts, including Nancy Hutchison, MD, CLT-LANA, medical director, Cancer Rehabilitation and Lymphedema, Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute and Virginia Piper Cancer Institute