Ringwood Private Hospital is proud to provide this much needed service to our local community.
Our service focusses on surveillance and early intervention of Lymphoedema, with the ability to cater to all aspects of lymphoedema management.
Our on-site services include:
Pre-operative assessment includes state of the art equipment such as bioimpedance to support in diagnosing and developing an individualized treatment program. This session will also include lymphoedema education and provision of post-operative exercises.
Monitoring occurs post operatively and key timesduring the cancer management journey. Assistance with return to function is provided.
This is tailored to the needs of the individual. Treatment will always include education on care of the affected area, skin care and exercise.
Other treatment options will be influenced by assessment findings and the goals of the client.
These may include manual lymphatic drainage, compression therapy, intermittent pneumatic compression, kinesiotape and low level laser.
The Lymphoedema Clinic is located on-site at Ringwood Private Hospital, allowing you access to other related treatments and services that may benefit your recovery, including:
- Exercise gym
- Nutritional Services
- Wound care (assessment and management)
Enquiries on all aspects of lymphoedema care is welcome. A Referral from a General Practitioner is required.
For an appointment please call (03) 8804 4050