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We Now Provide Standardized Lipedema Physical Evaluations!

We’re now offering standardized Lipedema Physical Evaluation here at One River! This is for patients with a lipedema diagnosis who may be seeking surgery or other treatment options that require an evaluation to show the impact of lipedema on their ability to function daily and for clearance for these procedures. Our occupational therapist Jaclyn will …

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Raising Money and Awareness for Lymphedema and Lipedema at Boston 5K

“Team Belanger” was so excited to participate in this year’s LE&RN Global Run/Walk to Fight Lymphatic Diseases this past weekend at beautiful Artesani Park in Boston. We raised $1,367 to help fund research, education, and advocacy for lymphedema, lipedema, and other lymphatic conditions. This is a cause dear to our hearts here at One River, …

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We’re Hiring!

We are looking for massage therapists who are trained in MLD (manual lymph drainage) to work as employees as part of this very busy practice! Lymphedema training is a huge plus. Therapists also trained in oncology massage are also a plus, but not a requirement. We have the honor of working with folks with primary …

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“Productive Discomfort”

I talk quite a bit about how my massage techniques are gentle and how my treatment room is a “pain-free environment.” But there’s a phenomenon that comes up in many sessions that I like to call “productive discomfort.” It’s fun to say those words during a session, and then watch clients’ eyes light up and …

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