Community Meeting

Understanding and Treating Lymphedema

January 22, 2015
06:00pm to 08:00pm
2015-01-22 18:00:00 2015-01-22 20:00:00 America/New_York Understanding and Treating Lymphedema 237 S. Broad St., Philadelphia, PA, 19107
DoubleTree by Hilton Philadelphia Center City
237 S. Broad St.
Philadelphia, PA 19107


Lymphedema is a common side effect of breast cancer treatment. It can cause swelling and pain in the arm, chest and torso. It can also test your emotions during an already difficult time. During this program, expert Joy C. Cohn, PT, CLT-LANA, talked about

  • the causes of lymphedema
  • how to prevent lymphedema
  • treatments for lymphedema
  • how to safely do everyday activities

About Our Speaker

Joy C. Cohn, PT, CLT-LANA, is a lymphedema team co-leader in the Lymphedema Treatment Program at Penn Therapy and Fitness, outpatient services for Good Shepherd Penn Partners, in Philadelphia. She has worked as an instructor for the Norton School of Lymphatic Therapy since 2004. She has lectured on lymphedema management, differential diagnosis of edema, compression garments and on mentorship for lymphedema therapists in academic programs and conferences.


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