Physical therapists are experts in movement that assist patients with physical disabilities improve their quality of life. Physical therapists help patients regain muscle strength, joint range of motion, balance, coordination, endurance, and functional mobility with use of exercise, hands-on-care, and patient education. Occupational therapists focus on the patient’s unique needs to maximize their functional independence and to improve their overall quality of life. Occupational therapists address these needs through intervention sessions, training, and education. Occupational therapists’ intervention sessions are often focused on but not limited to: range of motion, strength, coordination, sensation, self-care, home management, community involvement, cognition, perceptual skills, and visual training. Both our occupational therapist and physical therapy staff are certified lymphedema therapists and either can assist you to manage your lymphedema.