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Some cancer treatments can put a person at risk of lymphedema, which involves a buildup of fluid in the body tissues. It usually affects the arms or legs but may affect any body part.

The Jefferson Lymphedema and Physical Rehabilitation team provides you with care to help improve your mobility and quality of life. Our Jefferson certified lymphedema therapist provides complete decongestive therapy (CDT) using:

  • Manual lymph drainage
  • Compression
  • Skin/nail care
  • Exercise

Understanding the early signs of lymphedema and reducing your risk will help you.

Make an Appointment

To schedule an appointment, call 1-800-JEFF-NOW (1-800-533-3669) or request an appointment online.