Orthopedic Edema Management — Part III

This post completes the discussion of a case study in edema management led by Marisa Perdomo PT, DPT, CLT-Foldi, CES over three blog posts. The first post went up two weeks ago; the second post went up last week. If you have read parts I and II of this case study, along with this final part, you can earn CE credits! To earn two hours of credit, you will also need to read the below articles, purchase the course, and take the pre- and post-tests to earn your two credit hours! Required reading…continue reading →

Orthopedic Edema Management — Part II

This post continues the discussion of a case study in edema management led by Marisa Perdomo PT, DPT, CLT-Foldi, CES. The first post went up last week and can be read here. If you would like to take this course for continuing education credit, learn more here. Thank you everyone for your thoughtful comments as to how you would proceed. I will start this blog post by providing you with my own take on the questions: What interventions or strategies do you presently employ to treat post-operative edema following a total hip procedure…continue reading →

Orthopedic Edema Management — Part I

As many of you know, EDUCATA and the Oncology Section of the APTA have recently launched a major course on the management of edema. This course is also a key component of the Certificate of Achievement in Oncology PT (CAOPT) program from the Oncology Section. We are now very pleased to bring you the lead educator in this series, the distinguished Marisa Perdomo PT, DPT, CLT-Foldi, CES, and faculty at the University of Southern California. In this series, she discusses a specific edema case in three parts. So enjoy! And please join with…continue reading →