Blue Ridge Rehabilitation Center Announces New Lymphedema Management Program
Blue Ridge Fitness and Rehabilitation Center is pleased to announce the introduction of its new Lymphedema Management Program. Blue Ridge Rehabilitation's Physical Therapist, Judy Saas, DPT, completed the educational and training requirements for certification as a Certified Lymphedema Therapist (CLT) as well as certification in Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD) and will serve as the Rehabilitation Center's Certified Lymphedema Therapist. The addition of the lymphedema certification broadens the range and scope of services and care Blue Ridge Rehabilitation Center can now offer to its patients.
"Judy's recent certification as a Lymphedema Therapist is an important addition to our rehabilitation services program," said David Reed, Director, Blue Ridge Fitness and Rehabilitation Services. "With this new service, our patients will be able to receive the critical care needed to address the pain, discomfort, and functional loss that lymphedema causes. This new service supports Blue Ridge Regional Hospital’s goal to deliver world-class care and exceptional service close to home for each and every person .”
Comprehensive rehabilitation is accomplished in the Rehabilitation Services Department through a range of services including the use of advanced equipment to hands-on therapy and structured exercise. In addition to therapeutic treatments, Blue Ridge Regional Hospital's Rehabilitation Services offer the support, education and training you need throughout the process. Designed to meet individual goals, treatment plans may include Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy and/or Home Health.
Blue Ridge Rehabilitation Services is located at 125 Hospital Drive, Spruce Pine, NC 28777 For more information call 828-765-7901.