Lymphatic conditions benefit from seeing a certified lymphoedema therapist. Melbourne Hand Rehab lymphoedema management therapists are physiotherapists or occupational therapists with accredited lymphoedema training and who have completed over 135 hours of training specific to the lymphatic system.
Your lymphatic system is a part of your body’s circulatory system. It’s job is to:
In short, the lymphatic system is the sanitation department for your body.
It’s time to get help if you think you have any stubborn swelling. This could show up as:
We are also skilled at identifying and treating lipoedema, a condition in which irregular fat cells are distributed in specific areas of the body. These fat cells are resistant to dietary changes and cause swelling to remain in the tissues.
At Melbourne Hand Rehab, we perform a detailed assessment which may include:
Lymph therapists use a number of different techniques to get your fluid moving. Our therapists are trained in the Vodder technique as well as the fluorescent guided manual lymph drainage method. Both techniques use gentle, rhythmic movements that work in time with the lymphatic vessels.
Your therapist may use:
Let’s get you moving…
HOW CAN WE HELP?
For enquiries and appointments please call 03 9458 5166 or conveniently book online.