Management of Lymphoedema often involves the use of custom made compression garments or bandaging. Garments are often beneficial when flying due to reduced cabin pressure.
Compression is used to reduce fibrosis and accumulated lymphatic fluid and leakage of lymph from blood vessels to surrounding tissues.
Bandaging may be required before compression garments are then used for short-term management.
Drainage Specialised massage techniques can be used to enhance the function of the lymphatic system by moving fluid toward the deeper lymphatic system.
Manual lymphatic massage involves light pressure stimulate initial lymph vessels and should only be performed by appropriately qualified therapists. Longer term Management thus requires that clients are educated in terms of self-lymphatic drainage, appropriate exercises, skin care and garment use.
Every attempt is made to provide current and up to date information regarding our fees, howerver they are subject to change and we encourage clients to check with reception regarding treatment costs at time of booking.
If you have multiple issues or a complex, long standing problem, it is advised to book a 45 or 60 minute Initial appointment.
NON ATTENDANCE FEE $40
Prior to your consultation date a text confirmation is sent to you. Please respond quickly to accept or a minimum 24 hours notice for cancellation. Otherwise a non attendance fee will be charged.
Medicare Enhanced Primary care plans can now be processed on site with HICAPS
The above prices are for payment made on the day the service has been provided. Services not paid for on the day are subject to a $5.00 account keeping fee.
HICAPS Health Fund rebates available on Physiotherapy and massage services dependent on health fund.