Lymphedema Therapy Basics and Why You Should Care

Presenter Dr. Mark Melin leads a panel discussion on the importance of incorporating lymphatic treatment in management of venous disease. Includes lymphatic drainage demonstrations from experts.

[Panelists: Tony Gasparis, Mark Melin, Julie Green, Susan Ellenson]

  • Lymphatic dysfunction can occur in the early stages of venous disease.
  • Appropriate, sustained treatment can improve lymphatic function even in advanced PLE.
  • Lymphatic drainage should include the truncal/core region.

Presented By

  • Matthew Mark Melin, MD, FACS, RPVI

    Vascular Surgeon, Fairview Wound Healing Institute, Edina, MN

  • Antonios P. Gasparis MD, FACS


    Director, Center for Vein Care, Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Stony Brook Medicine

  • Julie Green, OTR/L, CLT-LANA, WCC

    Tactile Medical

  • Susan Ellenson, PT, CLT-LANA, CWS

    Tactile Medical