Lymphedema Treatment (Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation)

Body Area: Arms / Hands
Body Parts: Whole Arm
Symptoms: Swelling
Lymphedema is evidenced by swelling in the arms and legs from fluid buildup. Although there is no cure for Lymphedema, there are several ways to treat the symptoms including massage, compression, and physical therapy. Sometimes, surgery to remove excess tissue can also help to treat Lymphedema.