Expanding Your Practice: Incorporating Head and Neck Lymphedema

Up to 90% of head and neck cancer survivors develop lymphedema (LE). Physical therapist Shelly Ryan explains how you can begin treating head and neck lymphedema (HNL) in addition to lymphedema of the extremities.

  • HNL symptoms are markedly different from extremity LE.
  • Averting fibrosis is a major treatment goal.
  • Evidence supports Flexitouch┬« for at-home HNL management.