Are you covered? Do you know what lymphedema related items your insurance will cover? Are there exceptions or authorization requirements for your lymphedema supplies? Each insurance company is different. This is something I did not know until months into treating patients and telling a handful of people “insurance will not cover compression garments or pumps.” … Continue reading "Episode 04: Insurance Coverage in Detail"
Compression is the foundation of managing your lymphedema. Without daily compression the progress you have made can be quickly lost. Use the anatomical gallery for images to illustrate some of the medical words in this episode. Compression is the most restrictive element of lymphedema treatment. Lets face it, it is also the thing we hate … Continue reading "Episode 03: The Role Of Compression in Lymphedema Management."
If you have been diagnosed with Lymphedema or think you have a lymphatic disease it is important you find an expert to treat you. Some medical professionals claim to have a lymphedema treatment but not all are certified to do so. Episode 02 will help you learn more about the important role of a Certified … Continue reading "Episode 02: What is a CLT and How to Find One"
Merriam-Webster’s pronunciation of Lymphedema: lymph·ede·ma | \ˌlim(p)-fi-ˈdē-mə Have you been told you have Lymphedema? Did you leave the doctors office thinking you heard what they told you but really it is all just a blur and now you need answers? Are you a friend or family member trying to educate yourself so you can help someone you … Continue reading "Episode 01: What is Lymphedema?"
Happy New Year! Welcome to Lymphedema Podcast. 2019 is a blank slate and ready for you to make it the best year yet! Most people begin a new year by writing out resolutions to start a new hobby, change some bad habits or to lose some of the holiday weight. This year I am committing … Continue reading "Hello World!"