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Pump donated to hospital

Scotland resident and art teacher Joyce Burns has donated a circulation pump to be used in a Lymphedema program at Ozark Health Medical Center. Lymphedema is a condition of localized fluid retention and tissue swelling caused by a compromised lymphatic system. Until recently, patients suffering from Lymphedema had to travel to Conway or Little Rock to receive treatment for the condition. Now those patients can receive the treatment they need closer to home. Ozark Health Occupational Therapist Carlie Tapley received her qualifications as a Certified Lymphedema Therapist. The pump can be used to treat other ailments and post surgical swelling as well.

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