On Tuesday, January 24th, the Community Health Information (CHI) Center
at St. John’s Medical Center will host the community presentation
“Lymphedema: Causes and Treatment” with Dr. Norene Christensen,
PT, DSc, OCS, CLT and Laura Garrard, CLT, CMT, NCTMB.
The discussion will cover how manual manipulation, compression, therapeutic
exercise and skincare management can help you reduce fluid retention and
swelling from lymphedema.
Dr. Norene Christensen is a Doctor of Science in Orthopedic Physical Therapy,
Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist in Physical Therapy and
Certified Lymphatic Therapist through the Academy of Lymphatic Studies.
Laura Garrard is a nationally certified lymphatic and massage therapist
and Reiki master teacher.
The presentation will be held from noon - 1 pm in the Moose/Wapiti Classroom
at St. John’s Medical Center. Call the CHI Center at 739-7244 for