Lymphedema Screening & Education Clinic

The Cancer Center of Santa Barbara has created the free Lymphedema Education and Screening Clinic to be a resource for patients, physicians and medical professionals in the community.

The goal of the Lymphedema Education and Screening Clinic is to reduce the risk and the severity of lymphedema to cancer patients by providing education and early screening.

Lymphedema Education & Risk-Reduction Lecture
This lecture covers the following:
*Lymphatic system & lymphedema
*Risk reduction guidelines
*Skin care, travel precautions and other related issues.
*Nutrition class (offered quarterly)

Screening Services
Components of the screening process will include:
*Individual assessment
*Measurement
*Risk reduction plan
*Treatment referral (if needed)
*Follow-up assessments

The Screening Clinic is open the fourth Friday of each month, from 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. at the Cancer Center located at 300 W. Pueblo Street, Santa Barbara.  To make a screening appointment, please call Sherry Massey at (805) 682-7300.

The Lymphedema Education Lecture is offered monthly, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at Sansum Clinic Physical Therapy,  located at 334 S. Patterson Ave., Suite #100, Santa Barbara.  Please call (805) 681-7704 to reserve a seat or go to www.SansumClinic.org/Classes.


Lymphedema Therapy Treatment Clinics:

SANTA BARBARA - SOUTH COUNTY

  • Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital Physical Therapy - (805) 681-6450
  • Sansum Clinic Physical Therapy Department - (805) 681-7781- SB, (805) 681-1860- Goleta

SANTA BARBARA - NORTH COUNTY

  • Focus Physical & Lymphedema Therapy - (805) 733-7500
  • Marian Physical & Occupational Rehabilitiation Center - (805) 739-3185

VENTURA COUNTY

  • Community Memorial Hospital Cancer Resource Center & Physical Therapy - (805) 652-5459
  • St. John's Outpatient Therapy Center - (805) 988-2874
  • Sunrise Physical Therapy Services, Inc. - (805) 983-0811- Oxnard, (805) 644-1273- Ventura 

LOS ANGELES COUNTY

  • The Lymphedema Center of Santa Monica - (310) 829-7472

 Other Lymphedema Resources

Lymphedema Awareness Foundation
The National Lymphedema Network (800) 541-3259
Northwest Lymphedema Center

Lymphedema Garment Suppliers

SANTA BARBARA
• Federal Drug - (805) 687-7551
• Intimate Image/ Beth Higgins - (888) 848-7965 or (805) 298-2552
                   at the Cancer Center, 540 West Pueblo Street, each Monday
• Nobbe Orthopedics – (805) 687-7508

SANTA MARIA
• Achilles Prosthetics & Orthotics – (805) 925-6144
• Birkholm’s Orthopedic – (805) 928-7044
• Nobbe Orthopedics – (805) 925-8290

VENTURA
• Althea’s – (805) 643-3537
• R & J Prosthetics– (805) 643-4063

Please note that your local lymphedema therapist can measure and order these garments for you.