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?
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.