(PRWEB) August 7, 2007
The Academy of Lymphatic Studies announces the launch of its updated Web site. The goals of the new Web site include educating patients and clinicians about lymphedema, providing continuing education for therapists and allowing patients to easily order their medical supplies.
As the premier institution for continuing education in Lymphedema Management, the Academy of Lymphatic StudiesÂ Web site includes dates and locations of the AcademyÂs certification courses in Manual Lymph Drainage and Complete Decongestive Therapy.
The director of the Academy of Lymphatic Studies authored a textbook titled ÂLymphedema ManagementÂ for patients and health care professionals, which was published by Thieme Medical and Scientific Publishers, New York, NY. The book is available in all bookstores, as well as the AcademyÂs new Web site. An assortment of educational videos and DVDs for patients suffering from lymphedema is also available on the site.
In addition to the textbook and educational DVDs, products from Academy Bandages are available for purchase on the Academy of Lymphatic StudiesÂ revamped Web site. Academy Bandages, a subsidiary of the Academy of Lymphatic Studies, distributes a complete assortment of lymphedema management products, including compression and support stockings and arm sleeves, compression bandages donning aids, educational products and more.
Alongside the educational information about lymphedema from the Academy of Lymphatic Studies, the organizationÂs re-launched Web site includes a list of links that visitors can follow to further educate themselves about lymphedema, including links to the Web pages for the National Lymphedema Network and the Lymphatic Research Foundation.
About the Academy of Lymphatic Studies
The Academy of Lymphatic Studies is the leading school in the United States to provide comprehensive lymphedema certification training for health care professionals in this specialized treatment technique. The Academy provides the highest quality education in Manual Lymph Drainage and Complete Decogestive Therapy, and has offered lymphedema certification courses and seminars in the U.S. since 1994. For more information, please visit the new, state-of-the-art Web site for the Academy of Lymphatic Studies at http://www.acols.com .