Therapists from Excela Health Outpatient Rehabilitation are trained in lymphedema assessment, management and treatment, helping you improve your quality of life. A physician prescription is needed, but patients can call directly and we will obtain the prescription and approval from your physician.
What to Expect:
- Evaluation of individual and functional limitations.
We take a medical history, perform a functional assessment and evaluate lifestyle demands. We also explain potential treatment, therapy and results.
- Education and Prevention.
- Customized treatment
Complete decongestive therapy can help and may involve:
- Decongestive massage
- Manual lymph drainage
- Compression bandaging
- Proper skin care instructions
- Self-bandaging techniques
- Exercise/movement routine
- Development of a Home Program
For more information, call Excela Health Outpatient Rehabilitation
Medical Commons Two, 540 South Street, Greensburg (behind Westmoreland Hospital)
724-832-4985 or Latrobe Hospital, One Mellon Way, Latrobe, 724-537-1266.