; Lymphedema Archives - Lympha Press

In this webinar, Dr. Andrea Brennan discusses the basic underpinnings of implementation science and how this can provide a path forward for moving evidence into rehabilitation practice. Dr. Brennan also reviews the current evidence on the effects of decongestive lymphatic therapy for chronic edema and lymphedema patients, with a focus on intermittent pneumatic compression.

About our Speaker

Dr. Andrea Brennan is self-described as a “lymphomaniac” and never fails to deliver leading-edge information on how to think lymphatically. Dr. Brennan specializes in lymphedema treatment and wound care and is a certified lymphedema therapist and member of the Lymphology Association of North America, the International Society of Lymphology, and the National Lymphedema Network. She holds a certificate of clinical competency in sharp wound debridement and is a member of the American Professional Wound Care Association. A therapist since 1978 and a lymphedema therapist since 1998, Dr. Brennan is frequently invited to speak and write on lymphedema management and clinical topics for community wellness programs, schools, and support groups. She is known throughout the Phoenix area as a mentor to students and therapists alike.

Dr. Brennan has presented and published on diverse topics in lymphedema management on a local and national basis. She has given presentations at the Clinical Symposium on Advances in Skin and Wound Care; the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing Annual Conference; the National Lymphedema Network Conference, and the Arizona Occupational Therapy Association. She has also written an article for Ear, Nose and Throat Journal.

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January 27, 2022

Integrating Research in Decongestive Lymphatic Therapy with Dr. Andrea Brennan

In this webinar, Dr. Andrea Brennan discusses the basic underpinnings of implementation science and how this can provide a path forward for moving evidence into rehabilitation practice.
January 25, 2022

The Lymphedema Patient Roundtable: January 2022

From choosing the right skincare routine and using your compression pump to finding a treatment team and avoiding lymphedema flare-ups, the theme of the first Lymphedema Patient Roundtable of 2022 was "trial and error."
December 24, 2021

The Lymphedema Patient Roundtable – December 2021

It's the holiday season, and this festive episode features frank talk about how to handle the challenges of lymphedema in what may not be the "most wonderful time of the year."
December 23, 2021

Breath Work and Mindfulness: Adding to Your Self-Care Toolbox – Kathleen Lisson

Take a self-care break and experience some simple ways to add mind-body techniques to your toolbox as well as to your (or your patient’s) pumping routine.
November 19, 2021

The Lymphedema Patient Roundtable — November 2021

The November Lymphedema Patient Roundtable was pumped with interesting topics, covering everything from pain management and vibration plates to vulnerability and self-acceptance.
November 1, 2021

Addressing Fibrosis: An Essential Component of Breast Cancer-Related Lymphedema

In this webinar, learn to identify eight of the most common types of fibrosis found with breast cancer-related lymphedema and essential fibrosis treatment approaches that can impact swelling, pain, function, and quality of life.
October 26, 2021

The Lymphedema Patient Roundtable — October 2021

From clinical questions about wound care to candid conversation around mental health, the October Lymphedema Patient Roundtable was full of valuable inspiration and insight.
September 23, 2021

The Lymphatic Code — Leslyn Keith, OTD, CLT-LANA

Unlock the mysteries of the lymphatic system and learn why the lymphatic system is so important in both health and disease. Based on the new book, The Lymphatic Code, an emphasis is on how a ketogenic diet strengthens your lymphatics and promotes overall health and wellness.
September 17, 2021

The Lymphedema Patient Roundtable — September 2021

It's Fall, y'all, and lymphedema patients in the Northern Hemisphere are rejoicing at the transition to cooler weather! From compliance to clothes to circulatory changes, panelists at the September Lymphedema Patient Roundtable shared the different ways the Fall season can affect life with lymphedema.
August 23, 2021

Treatment of Massive Localized Lymphedema

Massive Localized Lymphedema is a rare "pseudosarcoma" occurring in morbidly obese patients, typically in the proximal thigh. Usually unilateral and often associated with trauma, MLL is a difficult diagnosis, but there are treatments to help these patients.