Linda T. Miller, PT, DPT, CLT, served as the founder and clinical director of the Breast Cancer Physical Therapy Center in the Philadelphia area for over 20 years. She has over 300 hours of training in lymphedema management and has been an international student of lymphedema, including training in the UK, Italy, Spain, France, and Australia.
In April, 2010, she helped to establish The Breast Cancer Rehabilitation Program at the Sultan Qaboos University Hospital (SQUH), the Sultanate of Oman’s leading teaching hospital. She recently returned from the Middle East, where she was again invited to the SQUH to teach an advanced edema management course to an interdisciplinary team of health care providers.
Dr. Miller has also taken her edema management skills into the venue of sports medicine and orthopedics. Internationally recognized, Linda has published several articles and book chapters on post-operative breast cancer rehabilitation and breast cancer lymphedema. She has also trained hundreds of therapists and nurses in her comprehensive approach to edema management.
The presence of soft tissue edema following orthopedic trauma, including injury and surgery, is a normal part of the initial healing process. However, prolonged swelling… read more
It is estimated that 35-45% of the 3.1 million breast cancer survivors in the US will develop treatment-related lymphedema. New diagnostic imaging and research on… read more
This course will build upon the concepts introduced in Part One, including the pathology of breast cancer related edema and evidence on current treatment options.… read more
This course will focus on the complications and post-operative sequelae of surgical intervention for breast cancer. The details of the axillary dissection, including its purpose… read more
Following tissue injury or trauma, a normal physiologic response, including a transient localized edema, serves as a conduit for healing. This is a self-limiting response,… read more