Lymphedema Management in Women´s Health Physical Therapy is a home study module developed for the physical therapist who would like to learn more about lymphedema as well as prepare for the lymphedema portion of Women´s Health Clinical Specialist exam.
Complete Decongestive Therapy (CDT) has been used universally to treat lymphedema since the 1800´s. The well-known Foldi Clinic is located in Germany and in the 1990´s CDT was brought to America to train practitioners. You will learn about the anatomy and physiology of the lymphatic system, lymphedema diagnoses, differential diagnoses and the phases and steps involved in CDT. The book takes you through the physical therapy initial evaluation for lymphedema following the guidelines for specialty practice. It also contains many case studies designed to enhance your application of CDT. CDT has many concepts and procedures that will additionally help patients with inflammation,? autoimmune disorders and pain. It is a must for all physical therapist. *Individuals must apply for CEU approval in their own states.