A chronic condition caused from impaired flow of the lymphatic system resulting in swelling of one or more areas in the body, most often the extremities.
The first step in navigating your Lymphedema journey is a detailed health history review and an assessment from one of our Vodder Lymphatic Therapists.
The four pillars of Combined/Complex Decongestive Therapy are:
Lymphedema is a chronic condition caused from impaired flow of the lymphatic system resulting in swelling of one or more areas in the body, most often the extremities. The two classifications are: Primary (congenital) and Secondary (caused by injury to the lymphatic pathways). It is ideal to treat lymphedema in its earlier stages to prevent it progressing into something more serious.
The treatment of Lymphedema begins with a detailed health history review and an initial assessment with a Lymphatic Therapist. Based on the needs of the client a treatment plan will be developed by your therapist.
*The Health History Form is located under the Forms section and can be filled out prior to your appointment.
Lymphedema Kingston is the name of our in-clinic compression garment provider and is registered as an Assistive Devices Program (ADP) fitter/vendor. The Application for funding for lymphedema compression can be found under the Forms section. Please do not hesitate to get in touch with us at any time if you would like more information or have questions.