Who Can Benefit From Lymphedema Therapy

You might benefit from lymphedema treatment if you answer yes to one or more of the following questions.

  • Are the joints of your hand, knee or ankle less flexible?
  • Did a recent airplane flight cause swelling or tightness in your arm or leg?
  • Does your arm or leg feel heavy?
  • Does your arm or leg seem larger than the limb on the other side?
    You might benefit from Sharp Rehabilitation's lymphedema therapy.
  • Do you feel like your skin is too tight?
  • Have you had a recent infection in your arm or leg?
  • Have you had breast or prostate cancer surgery?
  • Have you had chemotherapy or radiation treatments?
  • Have you noticed pain at the shoulder, elbow, knee or ankle?

For More Information
To learn more about Sharp's rehabilitation services or to find a Sharp-affiliated physician who can refer you to a physical therapist, call 1-800-82-SHARP (1-800-827-4277), Monday through Friday, 8 am to 6 pm. To find general information about rehabilitation, visit Rehabilitation in Adult Health or read the Rehabilitation News archive.