Motamed Cancer Institute- Rehabilitation and Lymphedema
Rehabilitation and Lymphedema

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  • What is lymphedema?

  Lymphedema is the accumulation of lymphatic fluid in the interstitial tissue which causes swelling in different parts of the body, most often in the arms and/or legs. It causes discomfort, heaviness, tension, asymmetry, pain and sometimes ulcer in the affected area. It also provides a culture medium for bacteria which can result in infection and cellulitis.

  • Our clinic

  MCI Rehabilitation and lymphedema clinic offers a comprehensive Lymphedema program. The clinic has been established in 2008 to address the needs of individuals with a diagnosis or potential diagnosis of Lymphedema, especially cancer patients.

  After physician consultation, patients will receive treatment 5 days a week for 2-4 weeks. Treatments take place in a private room and includes:

  • Manual Lymph Drainage (MLD)
  • Bandaging
  • Exercise
  • Education on skin care, diet, self MLD and self- Bandaging

Physicians observe all treatment process carefully and prescribe the proper compression garments at the end of the treatment.

Our Team:

  • Zahra Sheikhi Mobarakeh, MD, CLT
  • Mahnaz Heidari, Trained Therapist
  • Fatemeh Zekri,Trained Therapist
  • Zeinab Esmaeili,Trained Therapist
  • Maryam Afshari, clinic Secretary

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