Naber Completes Certification in Lymphedema Therapy

MARSHALL, MN – Big Stone Therapies in Marshall is pleased to congratulate occupational therapist Allison Naber on her achievement to become a Certified Lymphedema Therapist (CLT). Her recent graduation from the comprehensive, 11-day (135 hour) course in Complete Decongestive Therapy (CDT) and Manual Lymph Drainage (MLD) from the Academy of Lymphatic Studies qualifies her to establish and execute a treatment plan for individuals in the various stages of Lymphedema, as well as those patients with possible complications arising from this condition. Other conditions which can be successfully treated with CDT include: Chronic Venous Insufficiency, Lipedema, post-traumatic and post-surgical swelling, Inflammatory Rheumatism, Fibromyalgia and more.

Allison Naber, OTR/L, CLT provides Lymphedema Therapy services with compassionate care in a private, clinic setting at the Market Street Mall. MLD and compression therapy help improve immune function and reduce uncomfortable swelling. Education for self-care and management helps improve quality of life for Naber’s patients. She is certified in all aspects of Lymphedema Management including garment fitting and is the only provider of Lymphedema Therapy services within a 55-mile radius of Marshall. She can be reached by phone at 507-532-3393.

About Big Stone Therapies:

Big Stone Physical Therapy, Inc. was originally established in 1990. With the addition of occupational therapy, speech-language pathology, athletic training and occupational health services, the name was later changed to Big Stone Therapies, Inc. (BST). Today, BST has grown to become a regional leader in rehabilitation services and currently employs more than 230 talented staff across a 20+ clinic network. BST operates private practice clinics in the communities of: Baxter, MN; Marshall, MN; Morris, MN; and Watertown, SD. In addition, BST provides contract therapy services with community partners in the communities of: Aitkin, MN; Appleton, MN; Benson, MN; Browns Valley, MN; Farmington, MN; Graceville, MN; Hendricks, MN; Ivanhoe, MN; Madison, MN; Marshall, MN; Minneota, MN; Montevideo, MN; Olivia, MN; Ortonville, MN; Thief River Falls, MN; Wheaton, MN; Zumbrota, MN; Milbank, SD; and Sisseton, SD. For more information please visit www.rocksolidrehab.com.

About the Academy of Lymphatic Studies:

Founded in 1994, the Academy of Lymphatic Studies is the leading school in the United States to provide comprehensive Lymphedema training and certification for health care professionals in this specialized treatment technique. The school’s primary objective is to provide the highest quality education in MLD and CDT while striving to advance the availability, quality, use and support of Lymphedema techniques through standard settings, terminology, education and research. Learn more at www.acols.com.