Chris Bateson is a physical therapist at Upstate Medical University
Physical therapist explains lymphedema, how to treat it
Physical therapist Chris Bateson takes care of many patients with lymphedema, a condition that causes swelling in the legs or arms or both. She explains how the body's lymphatic system is supposed to work and how it may be disrupted. Bateson also goes over who may be at risk, such as some patients with breast cancer, and lymphedema's symptoms, prevention and treatments.