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Lymphedema: Symptoms and Treatment

Heidi Hislop is a certified lymphedema therapist at the Hyperbaric and Wound Center at Davis Hospital and Medical Center. She has been working with individuals suffering from lymphedema for over 10 years and takes great pride in treating and educating patients on effective methods to maintain and treat lymphedema. Heidi utilizes complete decongestive therapy techniques, including meticulous skin care, lymphatic stimulating exercises, manual lymph drainage massage, multi-layer compression bandaging, and fitting for long-term compression garments.

These following two websites offer a variety of information about the symptoms, types, and treatment of lymphedema.

Managing Lymphedema After Cancer

Lymphedema After Breast Cancer

Lymph Notes provides lymphedema-related information, resources, and online community support to those who have lymphedema and loved ones who want to learn more. The mission of Lymph Notes is to offer clear and objective information in a supportive and shared environment.

www.lymphnotes.org

The National Lymphedema Network (NLN) is a non-profit organization that provides education and guidance to lymphedema patients, loved ones, and healthcare providers. NLN creates a community that promotes and supports access to quality care and patient involvement in their healthcare choices.

www.lymphnet.org