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COVID-19 Update
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COVID-19 Update

We are closely following the CDC and government guidelines during this COVID-19 pandemic. However, Integumentary Physiotherapy Clinic is open and ready to serve you. To ensure the safety of our patients and personnel, we are observing the following precautions: Our operation hours have been modified to accommodate social distancing guidelines for our patients and staff. ...

Laser therapy for the treatment of lymphedema and diabetic foot ulcers
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Laser therapy for the treatment of lymphedema and diabetic foot ulcers

In recent years, there has been a lot of discussion about the benefits and efficacy of photobiomodulation, also known as low-level laser therapy (LLLT). Current research supports its benefits in the treatment of post-surgical and neuropathic pain, lymph vessel regeneration, lymphatic fluid motility, prevention of tissue fibrosis, fibroblast proliferation, and neovascularization1,2,3. Though there is scientific...

Complete Decongestive Therapy
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Complete Decongestive Therapy

The Gold Standard for Lymphedema Management In several conversations with different physicians, there is a question that always seems to arise: What can you do to help a patient with lymphedema? I have been asked the same question by patients and caretakers diagnosed with this chronic condition. My reply is always the same: “We can...