• Jesse Heaton

    Jesse Heaton

    Graduate Student
    Heyworth, IL
    Doctor of Physical Therapy

    Jesse's Bio:
    I graduated in 2015 with a B.S. in Exercise Physiology and am now in the Doctorate of Physical Therapy program here at CSS. I played on the baseball team at CSS for four years. I was also a statistics tutor and currently work as personal care assistant in Duluth. I love the outdoors, hunting fishing, hiking, etc. While being at St. Scholastica I have noticed the “family” atmosphere and I am truly enjoying every second of it.

  • Conrado Eiroa Solans

    Madrid, Spain
    Psychology Major, Biology minor

    Shauney Moen

    Graduate Student
    Oak Grove, MN
    Doctorate of Physical Therapy

    Takudzwa Munjanja

    Gweru, Zimbabwe
    Health Information Management, CIS minor

    Brooke Elvehjem

    Mora, MN

  • Bryan Chavez

    Richfield, MN
    Accounting and Finance

    Malvern Madondo

    Harare, Zimbabwe
    Mathematics & Computer Science

    Yael Ikoba-Ndjip

    Brussels, Belgium
    Accounting Major; Finance minor

    Laila Zemar

    Casablanca, Morocco
    Biochemistry, Biology and Pre-med

  • Shivani Singh

    Mumbai, India
    Management & Marketing

    Kathryn McCarrick

    Saint Paul, MN
    Elementary Education

    Halle Nystrom

    Graduate Student
    Fargo, ND
    M.S. Health Information Management

    Jin Baek

    Aurora, CO
    Biology and Chemistry (Pre-Med)

  • Neena Koslowski

    Apple Valley, MN

    Jason Chavez

    Minneapolis, MN
    Psychology, Organizational Behavior, and Social Work

    Laura Salazar

    Bogotá, Colombia
    Marketing and Business Management

    Katelyn Gehling

    East Bethel, MN
    Exercise Physiology for Pre-Physical Therapy

  • Daniela Moreno Gomez

    San Salvador, El Salvador
    Computer Information Systems and Finance

Lymphedema Presentation

This past week in my Cardiopulmonary course (DPT 2nd year fall course) we focused on lymphedema treatment and interventions. We had a lymphedema specialist from St. Luke’s come in and teach the unit, as well as show us some of the techniques/tools utilized in the treatment of lymphedema patients. For those that do not know, lymphedema is swelling of an appendage, often 1 arm or 1 leg, do to damage or  blockage in the lymphatic system. It can become irreversible, however, with appropriate treatment it can be managed and kept at bay. The treatment of lymphedema is within a physical therapist’s scope of practice, but there are continuing education and certification courses that can be taken to become specialized in this area. Below are some photos of the lab day we had on the topic lymphedema management.

One of my fellow PT classmates, Kaitlin Johnston, excited about compression wrapping for lymphedema management during our lab time.

Here is a photo of a type of taping technique that is occasionally utilized in the management of lymphedema.

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