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DESCRIPTION || SERVICES || BENEFITS || INFORMATION AND REFERRALS || SUPPORT GROUP INFORMATION || EDUCATIONAL SEMINARS || SPEAKERS BUREAU

LOCATIONS:
In Maryland: (800) 845-7525

In New Jersey: (800) 660-1608

In Pennsylvania: (800) 677-7179


PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: (TOP)


The Mid-Atlantic Lymphedema Center (SM) is the first internationally recognized interdisciplinary treatment center for individuals with primary and secondary lymphedema, with locations throughout the Eastern United States, patients across the country are served.

Lymphedema, a form of high protein edema, is the chronic swelling of a body part caused by a malformation or malfunction of the lymphatic system. It most often affects an arm or leg, but can also occur in the face, neck, abdomen and other parts of the body. The condition may result in:

  • Infection (cellulitis and lymphangitis)
  • Multiple hospitalizations
  • Amputation
  • Open wounds
  • Impaired ambulation
  • Lymph-angio sarcoma
  • Lymph-angiosis carcinosis
  • Joint immobility
  • Cosmetic deformity
  • Vulnerability to injury
  • Fibrotic hardening
  • Difficulty with activities of daily living
  • Pain/Discomfort
  • Altered lifestyle
  • General depression

  • PROGRAM SERVICES: (TOP)


    Using a comprehensive interdisciplinary treatment approach, The Mid-Atlantic Lymphedema Center offers a team of highly trained professionals who provide total care to the lymphedema patient. Treatments are rendered daily from one to four weeks at a time. Follow-up progress evaluations are conducted at six month intervals. The treatment team includes licensed professionals in: Physical Therapy (Vodder certified and trained), Physiatry, Clinical Psychology, Nutrition, and Occupational Therapy. The Center provides a safe and effective 10-part Lymphedema Treatment Program which includes:


    PROGRAM BENEFITS: (TOP)

    Following treatment the patient achieves these important goals:


    INFORMATION AND REFERRALS: (TOP)


    For additional information about the Lymphedema Program or to make a referral, please call the Mid-Atlantic Lymphedema Center at (800) 845-7525 or (410) 964-4400.

    LOCATIONS:

    In Maryland: (800) 845-7525

    In New Jersey: (800) 660-1608

    In Pennsylvania: (800) 677-7179


    SUPPORT GROUP INFORMATION (TOP)

    The Mid-Atlantic Lymphedema Center (SM) in Maryland invites you to join our monthly lymphedema support group
    Peer Facilitator: Joan Hartman (breast cancer survivor) diagnosed with lymphedema and treated at the Center.
    When: The second Wednesday of each month
    7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
    Where: The Mid-Atlantic Lymphedema Center (SM)
    5010 Dorsey Hall Drive (see Map)
    Ellicott City, MD 21042
      For additional information please call
    (410) 964-4400 or toll-free (800) 845-7525

    EDUCATIONAL SEMINARS (TOP)

    Who Interested patients, professionals, family members, caregivers.
    What Free educational seminars sponsored by The Mid-Atlantic Lymphedema Center (SM). Past topics have included; lymphedema signs, symptoms, treatment, self-massage, and how to talk with your physician about lymphedema
    When Quarterly basis throughout the year, usually 7:00 - 8:30 pm
    Where The Mid-Atlantic Lymphedema Center (SM)
    5010 Dorsey Hall Drive
    Ellicott City, MD 21042
    Why To give individuals the opportunity to learn about lymphedema
      Call to get the latest information on upcoming seminars.

    SPEAKERS BUREAU (TOP)

    Clinicians from the Mid-Atlantic Lymphedema Center (SM) are available at no charge to present informative seminars about lymphedema, related treatment methods, preventative measures and a host of additional topics.

    Contact the Center at (800) 845-7525 to schedule a presentation for your support group, hospital, medical staff or organization.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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