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Lymphedema and Cancer Care

What we do

Physical Therapists at Chelsea Community Hospital will help you manage lymphedema or assist you with recovery from cancer treatment. Individual sessions with a physical therapist will provide you with:

Lymphedema Program

  • Manual lymphatic drainage
  • Compression bandaging
  • Education in self-care techniques (self-massage and bandaging)
  • Education on appropriate skin care
  • Exercise instruction
  • Recommendations for appropriate compression stockings or sleeves

Cancer Care Program

  • Comprehensive evaluation
  • Manual therapy treatments
  • Exercise instruction
  • Aquatic therapy
  • Activity recommendations

Who is eligible?

To receive treatment, you must first be evaluated and diagnosed by your physician. You will need a prescription from your physician for a physical therapist to evaluate and customize a treatment plan specifically for you. If you need help finding a physician, please call our Physician Referral Line at 734-593-5899.

Downloads

Outpatient Therapy Services Prescription Form

Appointment/Contact Information

Call for Appointments: 734-593-5600
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Location
Inside the main hospital off the main hallway.

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Chelsea Community Hospital | 775 South Main Street, Chelsea, MI 48118 | 734-593-6000