Lymphedema Support Group

Date/Time

Jan 18, 2018
01:30 PM until 03:00 PM

Description

Nanticoke Rehabilitation Services hosts lymphedema support groups on the third Thursday of each month from 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm at the Seaford Library and Cultural Center located at 600 N. Market Street Extended in Seaford. This month’s meeting will be held on Thursday, January 18.

This free support group is open to anyone affected by lymphedema including patients, caregivers, and relatives. Meetings will consist of a lecture by health care professionals and medical equipment providers followed by refreshments and an open question and answer session or discussion among participants. Registration is required.

Lymphedema is an abnormal collection of high-protein fluid just beneath the skin that occurs most commonly in the limbs. The condition can be caused by a variety of factors including family history, damaged lymph vessels, lymph node removal, infection, or radiation therapy. Lymphedema causes swelling which may create movement limitation, and leaves patients at higher risks for wounds and infections. Lymphedema is a chronic condition with specific manual treatments, skin care, compression pumps, wraps, and exercises.

For more information or to register, contact Robert Donati, PT, CLT at 302-629-6224. To learn more about services provided by Nanticoke Rehabilitation Services, visit www.nanticoke.org/rehabilitation.

Cost

FREE

Location

View map Seaford Library & Cultural Center
600 N. Market Street Extended
Seaford, DE

Additional Information

Phone

302-629-6224

Contact name

Rob Donati

County:

Sussex County,Over the Line

Neighborhood:

Blades,Bridgeville,Delmar,Georgetown,Millsboro,Seaford

We make every effort to ensure the accuracy of this information. However, you should always call ahead to confirm dates, times, location, and other information.

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