Frye Regional Medical Center Becomes Affiliate Treatment Center with National Lymphedema Network

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July 25, 2013. Frye Regional Medical Center has become an Affiliate Treatment Center with the National Lymphedema Network. Occupational therapists, Nennisha Mitchell OTR/L, CLT, Stephanie Hollar OTR/L, MLT, and Deanna Foster OTR/L, CLT are certified lymphedema therapists that care for patients throughout the Unifour area. 

imgres-5Lymphedema occurs when the lymph system is damaged or blocked which causes uncomfortable and sometimes debilitating swelling. Lymphedema is a chronic and progressive disease that continues to worsen over time when not treated. 

Now that Frye is part of a National Lymphedema Network, those suffering from lymphedema can search the network to locate a qualified lymphedema program and be assured that therapists uphold the rigorous standards necessary to help them heal.

Frye Regional Medical Center is an acute care facility that has been serving the medical and health care needs of Catawba County and central western North Carolina since 1911.

The hospital’s main campus includes a comprehensive heart center, accredited cancer center and bariatric surgery program, orthopedics, a designated spine unit, inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation, neurosciences, a women’s center with level II nursery and pediatrics.

FryCare Physicians, LLC provide hospitalists and critical care coverage. Frye has several extended campuses to serve families throughout the area, including FryeCare Outpatient Imaging Center, Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation, FryeCare Heart Diagnostics, Infusion Care, Vein and Wound Center, Piedmont Therapy, offering sports and industrial rehabilitation; South Campus for psychiatric services; the Frye Wellness and Education Center houses an accredited Center for Diabetes Self-Management Care, perinatal education and community wellness classes; Tate Surgery Center; Unifour Pain Treatment Center; and FryeCare Urgent Care in Conover. For employers, Frye provides industrial health services through Hart Industrial Clinic.

Frye Regional Medical Center is accredited by the Joint Commission, the nation’s oldest and largest hospital accreditation agency.  To learn more about the hospital, visit www.fryemedctr.com, for a physician referral call 828-315-3391 or 1-800-339-8758.

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