Lipedema vs Lymphedema : What is the difference?

Objectives
The goal of this program is to provide physical therapists with an overview of lipedema, including etiology, pathophysiology, risk factors, clinical manifestations, treatment options, and differential diagnosis with lymphedema.

  • Describe the etiology, pathophysiology, and risk factors of lipedema
  • Describe how lipedema is diagnosed and treated
  • Compare and contrast the disease process and treatment of lymphedema with lipedema

This course has been made available for FREE through a promotional arrangement with Holy Redeemer until March 23, 2012.

Activity: Lipedema: Often Confused with Lymphedema
Author: Harold Merriman, PT, PhD, CLT
CEUs Offered: 1.0 hr

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