This month Dr. Barry Rose, board certified orthopedic surgeon and author of "The Cutting Edge of Compassion", interviews Bettina Neumann, founder of Rising Sun Physical Therapy discusses The Mind, Body Connection in The Treatment of Lymphedema.

When the circulatory system is not functioning properly a swelling condition can arise called lymphedema. This condition is often caused by cancer treatment surgeries or radiation as it was in Neumann’s condition. She was motivated as a breast cancer survivor after having to personally cope with an onset of lymphedema to work with cancer patients.

is the founder and owner of Rising Sun Physical Therapy and Senior Physical Therapist with 30 years of experience. She specializes in musculoskeletal problems, complex pain syndromes, lymphedema, post-cancer issues, and pelvic floor dysfunctions. She also enjoys working on women’s health issues and is greatly influenced by her past battle with breast cancer.

The Rising Sun treatment program includes Lymph Drainage Therapy, Compression Therapy, exercise for recovery, and self-care goals to decrease the symptoms and manage lymphedema. For more information for a holistic approach to lymphedema visit