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Margarita Correa MD Lymphedema/lipedema physician

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A physician practicing lymphedema/lipedema management. Margarita Correa MD, Physiatrist, Certified MLD,CDT, Leduc Lymphedema Management Method

621 Wilkinson St
Orlando, Florida
(407) 237-0069

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Margarita Correa MD

In Doctors, Electrodiagnostic Medicine, Electromyography, EMG & NCS, FL, Health, Healthcare, Lipedema, lipolymphedema, Lymphedema, Lymphedema Clinic, Lymphedema Doctor, Lymphedema Physician, Lymphedema Rehabilitation, Lymphedema Therapy, Lymphedema Treatment, Lymphologist, Lymphology, Medical, Nerve Conduction Studies, Pain Medicine, Pediatric Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine, Physiatrist, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Sports Medicine on July 13, 2013 at 4:27 pm

 

Physical Medicine Institute

Margarita Correa MD.

1715 E Hwy 50, Ste A, Clermont, FL 34711

2902 N Orange Ave, Ste 205, Orlando, FL 32804

Phone (352) 404-6959

Fax (352) 404-6960

Margarita Correa MD new office address @ Clermont FL

In doctor, Doctors, Electromyography, EMG & NCS, FL, Health, Healthcare, Lipedema, lipolymphedema, Lympdedema Research, Lymphedema, Lymphedema Doctor, Lymphedema Physician, Lymphedema Rehabilitation, Lymphologist, Lymphology, Medical, Medicolegal, Nerve Conduction Studies, Pain Medicine, Pediatric Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine, Physiatrist, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation on March 16, 2013 at 2:17 pm

 Margarita Correa MD / Physical Medicine Institute

1715 E Hwy 50 Bldg 3 Suite A

Clermont FL 34711

Phone (352) 404-6959

Fax (352) 404-6960

http://www.physmedi.com

Margarita Correa MD – Lymphedema/Lipedema Physician

In Cancer, Cancer Rehabilitation, doctor, Doctors, Health, Healthcare, Lipedema, lipolymphedema, Lympdedema Research, Lymphedema, Lymphedema Advances, Lymphedema Clinic, Lymphedema Doctor, Lymphedema Physician, Lymphedema Rehabilitation, Lymphedema Therapy, Lymphedema Treatment, Lymphologist, Lymphology, Manual Therapy, Medical, Obesity, Physiatrist, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Research on July 27, 2012 at 1:02 am

Lymphedema Research Institute

Margarita Correa MD – Lymphedema/Lipedema Physician

Lymphedema Research Institute @ lymphdoc.com

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Lymphedema Research Institute @ lymphdoc.com.

Lymphedema Research Institute

Lymphedema Research Institute

In Cancer Rehabilitation, Doctors, Health, Healthcare, Lymphedema, Lymphedema Clinic, Lymphedema Doctor, Lymphedema Physician, Lymphedema Rehabilitation, Lymphedema Therapy, Lymphedema Treatment, Lymphologist, Lymphology, Manual Lymph Drainage, Medical, Physiatrist, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Research on July 15, 2012 at 9:21 pm

Lymphedema Research Institute

founder Dr. Margarita Correa

Margarita Correa MD CLT FAAPMR – Lymphedema Management Certification

In Cancer Rehabilitation, doctor, Doctors, Lymphedema, Lymphedema Clinic, Lymphedema Doctor, Lymphedema Physician, Lymphedema Rehabilitation, Lymphedema Therapy, Lymphedema Treatment, Manual Lymph Drainage, Medical, Physiatrist, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation on April 17, 2012 at 2:38 am

Lymphedema Management.

Margarita Correa MD CLT FAAPMR training in lymphedema management.

Axillary Vein Thrombosis (AVT) and Breast Cancer

In Cancer Rehabilitation, doctor, Doctors, FL, Health, Lymphedema, Lymphedema Clinic, Lymphedema Doctor, Lymphedema Physician, Lymphedema Rehabilitation, Lymphedema Therapy, Lymphedema Treatment, Manual Lymph Drainage, Manual Therapy, Medical, Physiatrist, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation on March 11, 2012 at 8:40 pm

Axillary vein thrombosis (AVT) in patients with breast cancer and arm lymphedema is often overlook probably because the clinician does not suspect this condition exists.
Cases reported in the medical literature ranges as an initial manifestation of an inflammatory breast cancer, after axillary lymph nodes dissection and after radiotherapy.
One of the issues with AVT is that can present insidiously, making more difficult to be diagnosed.
In my clinical experience, I suspect this condition may be present when you have a rapid onset arm lymphedema, arm lymphedema that has been stable and worsen without any obvious triggering factors; or even an arm lymphedema that is responding very slowly to treatment with or without associated pain.
Early diagnosis and treatment is extremely important because adequate management improves prognosis and response to treatment.
Diagnosis is made with a venous ultrasound doppler of the upper extremities. On physical examination an axillary cord can be visible and/or engorgement of proximal – chest superficial veins.
I have seen patients not only with AVT, but thrombus extending to the subclavian vein and distally to the basilic vein.
Anticoagulation with low-molecular-weight heparin and warfarin as per lower limb deep venous thrombosis (DVT) is the mainstay of management. Sufficient analgesia should be prescribed. Elevation of the arm can help.
Questioning about when to start MLD/CDT? Based on my clinical experience, if pain is present should be subsiding as well as some of the edema, anticoagulation levels should be achieved and confirmed by two consecutive PT(prothrombin time)/INR(international normalized ratio) between 2 – 3. Use of pneumatic compression devices are contraindicated.
References:
Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2012 Mar;94(2):55-6
Clin Radiol.1987 Jan;38(1):95-6.
Expert Rev Anticancer Ther. 2006 Nov;6(11):1629-38.
Author: Margarita Correa MD
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Homepage of Margarita Correa MD

In Alternative Medicine, Cancer Rehabilitation, doctor, Electromyography, EMG & NCS, FL, Health, Lymphedema, Lymphedema Clinic, Lymphedema Doctor, Lymphedema Physician, Lymphedema Rehabilitation, Lymphedema Treatment, Manual Lymph Drainage, Medical, Nerve Conduction Studies, Pain Medicine, Physiatrist, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation on November 27, 2011 at 3:56 pm

Homepage of Margarita Correa MD.

Cancer Rehabilitation @ Orlando FL

Margarita Correa MD – Physical Medicine Institute

In Cancer Rehabilitation, doctor, Electromyography, EMG & NCS, FL, Health, Lymphedema, Lymphedema Clinic, Lymphedema Doctor, Lymphedema Physician, Lymphedema Rehabilitation, Lymphedema Therapy, Lymphedema Treatment, Manual Lymph Drainage, Medical, Nerve Conduction Studies, Pain Medicine, Physiatrist, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation on November 6, 2011 at 2:27 pm

Margarita Correa MD – Physical Medicine Institute.

2902 N Orange Ave, Suite 205

Orlando, FL 32804

Phone (407) 237-0069

Alternate Phone (352) 404-6959

Fax (352) 404-6960