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Lymphedema | Atlanta

Tuscan Sun specializes in Atlanta lymphedema treatment, lymphatic massage, and compression garment fittings for lymphatic, vascular and post-surgical needs.

lymphedema treatment atlanta Lymphedema is an accumulation of lymphatic fluid which most commonly manifests in the soft tissue of the arm or leg, but can also affect other parts of the body. This disruption can be caused by a genetic flaw in the lymphatic system (primary lymphedema) or can be caused more commonly as a result of surgery, radiation, or chemotherapy (secondary lymphedema).

lymphedema therapy atlantaToday, Lymphedema is most commonly found in breast cancer patients but can be a result of other surgical treatments or procedures.

Lymphedema Treatment | Atlanta Area

The most effective treatment for Lymphedema is Complete Decongestive Therapy, also known as CDT. CDT consists of a combination of hygiene/topical skin care, manual lymphatic drainage, bandaging/compression, and remedial exercises. During CDT, patients will undergo two phases of treatment.

1. Intensive phase

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This will consist of daily treatments for 2-4 weeks to get the limb swelling back to its normal or closest to normal size. This will include skin and nail care, MLD, bandaging, and exercises.

2. Treatment phase

This will consist of compression garments during the day, meticulous skin and nail care, exercises, and MLD as needed.  See our Compression Fitting page for more information on compression garments.

After Treatment Results:
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Will my health insurance cover this?

Most insurance companies will cover treatment, but benefits will need to be verified before treatment begins. 

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