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Lymphedema

Our therapists are certified in treating men and women with either primary or secondary lymphedema. We offer appointment availability that will accommodate the client's schedule, usually within one week of referral. Causes of lymphedema include:

  • Underdevelopment of the lymphatic system      
  • Breast or abdominal surgery with lymph node removal
  • Radiation Treatment
  • Infection or trauma to the lymphatic system

Services

Clients will receive a comprehensive evaluation in a supportive outpatient environment with convenient access to uniquely individualized services that may include any or all of the following:

  • Evaluation
  • Customized care plans to help each person take charge of his/her lymphedema, enjoy an active lifestyle, and achieve his/her goals
  • Education in Self Management Strategies
  • Exercise
  • Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD)
  • Intermittent Compression Pump
  • Multi-Layered Bandaging System
  • Compression Garment Fitting
  • Support Group Resources
  • LIFE Center  - a Patient/Family Resource and Education Center

Locations

Available at two convenient ABHS locations.

  • Alexian Rehabilitation Hospital, Elk Grove Village

    • For Information & Scheduling: 847.981.5556
    • Open 7:00 am - 8:00 pm Mon–Thur; 7:00 am - 6:00 pm Friday
  • St. Alexius Outpatient Center, Schaumburg

    • For Information & Scheduling: 847.490.6928
    • Open 7:00 am - 8:00 pm Mon-Thur, 7:00 am - 6:00 pm Friday

Need help finding a physician?



Alexian Brothers
Medical Center

800 Biesterfield Road
Elk Grove Village, IL
60007
847-437-5500
Alexian
Rehabilitation Hospital

935 Beisner Road
Elk Grove Village, IL
60007
847-640-5600
St. Alexius
Medical Center

1555 Barrington Road
Hoffman Estates, IL
60169
847-843-2000
Alexian Brothers
Behavioral Health
Hospital

1650 Moon Lake Boulevard
Hoffman Estates, IL
60169
800-432-5005
Alexian Brothers
Women & Children's
Hospital

1555 Barrington Road
Hoffman Estates, IL
60169
847-843-2000
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