St. Dominic's Outpatient Rehab will host a free screening day for oncology rehabilitation from 8 a.m. to noon on Tuesday, May 14 on the second floor of St. Dominic's Dominican Plaza, directly across from St. Dominic Hospital.
This program is beneficial to any survivor with a cancer diagnosis who is experiencing lymphedema/swelling of a limb, decreased strength and/or endurance, decreased balance/coordination, range of motion limitations, decreased ability to complete daily tasks, pain as a result of musculoskeletal dysfunction, and/or loss of shoulder motion post mastectomy.
Certified lymphedema therapists are available to provide those patients who have lymphedema and/or chronic swelling with Complete Decongestive Therapy (CDT). This treatment technique consists of manual lymph drainage (MLD), compression bandages, skin care, education, exercise and other specialized techniques.
To learn more about this screening or oncology rehabilitation, call St. Dominic's Outpatient Rehabilitation at 601-200-4920.
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