Lymphedema Education Class

Learn more about stages of lymphedema

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Learn more about stages of lymphedema

Please join experts from Scripps Physical Therapy Lymphedema Program and Polster Breast Care Center for an educational class on lymphedema.


Lymphedema is most often caused when lymph nodes are removed or damaged as part of cancer treatment. It can also be due to conditions that affect the lymphatic system or blood flow, such as cardiovascular disease and rheumatoid arthritis.


The class will include information on: 


  • The role of the lymphatic system 
  • Signs and symptoms of lymphedema 
  • Stages of lymphedema and treatment 
  • Risk reduction practices 
  • Exercise and range of motion 
  • Cording (axillary web syndrome)
  • Lymphedema resources
Scripps Polster Breast Care Center
Suite 170
9850 Genesee Avenue
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Event details
Date Time Fee
Tue, Oct 9th, 2018 - Tue, Oct 9th, 2018 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Free
Dates
Date Time
Tuesday, July 10th, 2018 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Tuesday, August 14th, 2018 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Tuesday, September 11th, 2018 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Tuesday, November 13th, 2018 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Tuesday, December 11th, 2018 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM