Dana White an d Tamra Anrig, occupational therapists from Kreider Rehabilitation Services at Lawrence Memorial Hospital, recently attended a workshop on manual edema mobilization in Kansas City.
The seminar focused on reduction for sub-acute edema in the hand and arm region.
White earned a bachelor's degree in occupational therapy from Kansas University in 1988 and became a certified hand therapist in 1995. Anrig earned a bachelor's degree in occupational therapy in 1993 from San Jose State University in San Jose, Calif.
White and Anrig received instruction to manage and treat arm and hand edema through the use of specific massage techniques and exercises.