Self-Care Classes

OUR in-depth CURRICULUM INCLUDES:

  • Evolution of Lymphedema Treatment
  • Primer on Lymphatic System Physiology and Circulatory System Relationship
  • Watersheds, Alternate Pathways and Proximal Clearing
  • Demonstration of Self-Manual Lymphatic Drainage
  • Exercise and its Effect on Lymphatic Clearing
  • Nutritional Foundations for Successful Management
  • Prevention, Infections, and Setting Personal Goals
  • Review of Individual’s Self-Massage (MLD) Techniques
  • Principles of Gradient Compression
  • Demonstration of Self-Bandaging and Discussion of Alternatives
  • Developments in Scientific and Medical Research
  • Time for Questions and Answers

Instructors:

LYNN FASS, R.N., CLT

Registered Nurse, Certified Lymphedema Therapist and Certified Garment Fitter

JULIE VENN, L.M.P., MLD/CDT, CMF

Certified Lymphedema Therapist, Certified Medical Garment and Prosthesis Fitter

ALSO WITH GUEST INSTRUCTORS