Complete Decongestive Therapy for Lymphedema (CDT)

What is Lymphedema?

Lymphedema is an abnormal collection of high-protein fluid just beneath the skin. This swelling, or edema, occurs most commonly in the arm or leg, but it also may occur in other parts of the body including the breast or trunk, head and neck, or genitals. Lymphedema usually develops when lymph vessels are damaged or lymph nodes are removed (secondary lymphedema) but can also be present when lymphatic vessels are missing or impaired due to a hereditary condition (primary lymphedema).

What is Complete Decongestive Therapy for Lymphedema (CDT)?

Complete decongestive therapy (CDT), also called complex decongestive therapy, is an intensive program that combines many of the different treatment approaches, including bandaging, compression garments, manual lymphatic drainage, exercise, and self care. (See the list of links below to read about these treatments.) As a technique, CDT originated in Europe and Australia but is now becoming more prevalent in the United States. Many studies have demonstrated the effectiveness of CDT for improving lymphedema symptoms such as swelling and pain.

 

 

Renee Labib is a Doctor Physical Therapist and Certified Lymphedema Therapist, she believes the successful treatment of Lymphedema requires a high level of education and specialty. Dr. Renee has become a Lymphedema Specialist on 2013 after completing 135 hours CEU program with 90 hours lab instruction from klose Training School. She is proud to be part of Max Rehab team who is dedicated to provide the height quality of Lymphedema Thearpy.

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Advanced Laser Therapy

Low-level laser therapy (LLLT) uses light with specific characteristics to treat medical conditions.

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Balance Proprioception Training

Proprioceptive and balance exercises teach your body to control the position of a deficient or an injured joint.

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Cardiac Conditioning Programs

These programs involve medically supervised exercise, diet modification, stress reduction, smoking cessation, medication management, and recognizing signs and symptoms.

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Complete Decongestive Therapy for Lymphedema (CDT)

Program that combines many of the different treatment approaches, including bandaging, compression garments, manual lymphatic drainage, exercise, and self care.

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Hydrotherapy

The use of water in the treatment of different conditions. Hydrotherapy differs from swimming because it involves special exercises that you do in a warm-water pool.

Kinesio Taping

Latex-free and wearable for days at a time, Kinesio Tex Tape is safe for populations ranging from pediatric to geriatric, and successfully treats a variety of orthopedic, neuromuscular, neurological and other medical conditions.

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Mechanical Spinal Traction

Spinal traction is used to treat herniated discs, sciatica, degenerative disc disease, pinched nerves, and many other back conditions.

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We offer a wide arrange of techniques to help manage and remedy pain in safe and effective ways.

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Sports injury rehabilitation is a safe, therapeutic approach that helps athletes effectively treat pain and achieve optimal performance.

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The bodily movement prescribed to correct an impairment, improve musculoskeletal function, or maintain a state of well-being.

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Vestibular Rehabilitation

An exercise-based program primarily designed to reduce vertigo and dizziness, gaze instability, and/or imbalance and falls.

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Work Injuries

Offering programs that provide workplace injury rehabilitation, work site assessments, and prevention ergonomic advice.

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