We are proud to offer comprehensive Lymphoedema management to our patients.
Our Physiotherapists, Karyn Whelan and Louise Richardson are experienced in lymphoedema management. Louise is also an Australasian Lymphology Association (ALA) Accredited Lymphoedema Practitioner.
Lymphoedema treatments may involve (if indicated):
- Education about the condition;
- Performing Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD) and teaching the patient to perform MLD to enable them to self manage;
- Measurement for and prescription of compression garments;
- Multilayered compression bandaging for complex cases;
- Exercise prescription;
- Pneumatic compression pump;
- Monitoring as required.
As our lymphoedema consultations require extra time, please call us on 9520 1881 for an appointment.