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Lymphedema Self Wrapping

Informational follow-up videos to help you

Questions?

If you have questions or need help, please call Bryan Outpatient Rehabilitation at 402-481-9445.

Dealing with lymphedema is a lifelong process and can be difficult. Our certified lymphedema therapist can help you through this process. The lymphedema self-wrapping videos below can aid you when self-wrapping at home.

These videos are intended for patients of Bryan Outpatient Rehabilitation who have received in-person education and training on self-wrapping by our certified lymphedema therapist. The information is general and meant to supplement the education you receive during your therapy.

Only use these videos if you have been referred to this website by your Bryan Rehabilitation Services physical therapist and have received prior in-person education on self-wrapping from the therapist. If you have questions about the information in the video, please call 402-481-9445 and ask to speak to your therapist.

How to Self-Wrap for Lymphedema

These instructional videos will help patients with lymphedema learn how to self-wrap. They are intended to be used as a supplement to in-person education received at Bryan Rehabilitation Services.


Leg Wrapping Video Instructions

This instructional video will show you step-by-step instructions on how to self-wrap your leg for lymphedema.

Materials Needed:

    • One bottle of fragrance free, mild, PH lotion (Example: Eucerin)
    • One white stockinette
    • If you need toe bandaging, then you will need gauze bandaging
    • Three rolls of artiflex, or white fluff
    • All of your brown bandages in a line, from smallest in width to largest in width (your therapist will determine how many you use)
    • Paper tape, cut enough pieces before starting. Example: If you use four rolls of bandaging, then cut five pieces of tape

Arm Wrapping Instructional Video

This instructional video will show you step-by-step instructions on how to self-wrap your arm for lymphedema.

Materials Needed:

    • One bottle of fragrance free, mild, PH lotion (Example: Eucerin)
    • One white stockinette
    • If you need finger bandaging, then you will need two rolls of gauze bandaging
    • Two rolls of artiflex, or white fluff
    • All of your brown bandages in a line, from smallest in width to largest in width (your therapist will determine how many you use)
    • Paper tape, cut enough pieces before starting. Example: If you use four rolls of bandaging, then cut five pieces of tape
julia reed

Julia Reed, physical therapist, certified lymphedema therapist

Julia Reed, MS, DPT, CLT, completed a bachelor’s degree in exercise science at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, a master’s degree in athletic training at the University of Nebraska-Omaha, and a doctorate in physical therapy from the University of Kansas Medical Center. She is a licensed physical therapist as well as a certified athletic trainer. She has worked in both outpatient orthopedic and acute care settings. She also is certified through the Academy of Lymphatic Studies as a lymphedema therapist.

Provides therapy at: Bryan West Campus

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