Lymphedema Prevention and Treatment Program
The Marianjoy Lymphedema Prevention and Treatment Program provides education, treatment and self-management training for patients who are affected by lymphedema or at risk of developing lymphedema due to disease.
There are many causes or reasons why a patient may require treatment for lymphedema. Some of these reasons may include:
Marianjoy’s Lymphedema Prevention and Treatment program services include any of the following:
A typical patient will receive 3-5 outpatient therapy sessions per week for approximately 2-4 weeks.
Marianjoy is committed to excellence in care for patients affected by lymphedema. Therapists who treat in our outpatient program are certified in lymphedema treatment and by the Lymphology Association of America.
For more information about lymphedema, check these related links:
For more information
For the best choice in rehabilitation programs and services to address lymphedema, please call 630-909-6050 or e-mail Marianjoy’s Lymphedema Program Coordinator, Cindy Rechenmacher, PT, MS, Clt-LANA, OCS at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Chicago Area Lymphedema Study Group
Marianjoy coordinates an email question resource for therapists who treat lymphedema and are interested in collaborating on patient care issues and further education in the area of lymphology. For information, contact Cindy Rechenmacher at 630-909-6050 or email@example.com.