Patient Education

Edema Treatment Program

Edema Care from Doctors Choice Home Care Inc.Do you have abnormal swelling or edema in your arms or legs?
If you do, you may be a candidate for the Complete Decongestive Therapy available through Doctor’s Choice Home Care. Edema can be caused by a number of conditions:

  • Lymphedema
  • Chronic Venous Insufficiency
  • Residual edema after DVT
  • Surgical Procedures
  • Radiation Therapy
  • Mastectomy
  • Diabetes
  • Kidney problems
  • Trauma
  • Wounds


Evaluation

Edema Care from Doctors Choice Home Care Inc.Many people live with this condition unaware that there are highly successful techniques available to reduce and control edema. Ask your doctor about a referral to Doctor’s Choice Home Care for an evaluation.

Our therapists will evaluate and consult with your physician to design a treatment plan which best suites your condition for short term and long term therapy.


Treatment

Doctor’s Choice Home Care has physical therapists and occupational therapists trained in these edema reducing therapy techniques:

  • Manual Lymphatic Drainage
  • Skin Care
  • Swelling reduction exercises
  • Application of compression bandages
  • Application of pneumatic compression pumps
  • Assess and make recommendations for compression garment


Contact Us Today!

If you have abnormal swelling or edema, we can help!