Lymphedema Management for Breast Cancer
Location: Building D - 939 Oak Street SE
Room: CHEC Support Group Room
Oct 15, 2012 (one day)
Meets 1:30 PM-2:30 PM
Level: Open to anyone
Status: This program is completed
This one-time class covers what is lymphedema, prevention, and treatment. Taught by a physical therapist from Salem Hospital's Rehabilitation Center.
- The class features former patients who discuss lymphedema from the patients' perspective.
Instructor -- Christine Frank PT, CLT-LANA
Chris graduated from Pacific University with a Bachelor of Science degree in physical therapy. She worked in Illinois and Indiana in many settings, including geriatric rehabilitation, outpatient and acute care.
Chris spent 18 years in Germany but returned each summer and worked in an outpatient orthopedic clinic.
In Europe, Chris completed a lymphedema course and was certified as a complete decongestive therapist (CDT) at the Foeldi Clinic in Hinterzarten, Germany.
Chris enjoys traveling and hopes to see much more of the world.