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At AdventHealth, you have an army of cancer care experts supporting you when you need it most. You will quickly learn that you can lean on your team of oncologists, radiologists, cancer surgeons, nurses, and more. With the latest technology, treatment programs, and diagnostic imaging, we’re all part of a nationwide network of community cancer programs and advanced cancer institutes. And we’re with you throughout every round of this fight.

Our programs have helped more people, with more types of cancer, benefit from some of the highest possible treatment outcomes in the nation. Imagine a world-class team of oncologists, physicians, counselors, wellness experts, and more, on-call and ready to make your treatment as quick, comfortable, and successful as possible. Now imagine cancer’s worst enemy. That’s us: the indefatigable cancer-fighting team at AdventHealth.

Lymphedema Therapy

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What is Lymphedema?

An accumulation of protein-rich fluid caused by a compromised lymphatic system.

Causes
  • Abnormal development of the lymphatic system
  • Surgery/Radiation for Cancer
  • Cancer
  • Trauma
  • Infection
  • Chronic Venous Insufficiency
  • Obesity
Signs & Symptoms
  • Slow or rapid onset of swelling
  • Progressive swelling
  • Pitting of skin
  • Heaviness of arm or leg
  • Discomfort
  • Achiness
  • Skin changes
  • Cellulitis/Infection
Treatment

Treatment of Lymphedema includes:

  • Manual Lymph Drainage
  • Compression Therapy (Bandaging & Compression Garment)
  • Exercise
  • Skin and Nail Care
  • Education
What Results Can I Expect?
  • Independently manage your lymphedema
  • Decreased swelling
  • Decreased heaviness/discomfort
  • Improvement in skin
  • Decreased risk of infection
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Taking Care of the Details

You focus on healing. Let us handle the rest. Our multidisciplinary care team is here to help you coordinate your care and connect you with the resources you need to overcome any roadblocks in your way. Whether it’s helping you find child care during your treatments or a local gym where you can relieve some stress, we’re here to support you in body, mind, and spirit.