Ancillary Care Services

Lymphedema Hand

Therapy Services
Lymphedema therapy is also known as “Complete Decongestive Therapy.” The purpose of lymphedema therapy is to mobilize fluid that accumulates as a result of damage or removal of the lymph nodes associated with breast cancer and treatments. This type of therapy service requires a physician prescription. It is covered by most insurance companies.

Mendota Community Hospital’s Rehab Services, Mendota, IL
Offers lymphedema therapy by LANA-certified lymphedema therapist Craig Smith, OTR-L, CLT-LANA.
Phone: 815-539-1409 for appointment
Please refer to the hospital’s page at IVBrCa or their link on that page for more information.

United Physical Therapy, LLC, 2200 Marquette Road, Suite 111, Peru, IL Offers breast cancer rehabilitation, garment fitting services, and lymphedema therapy by LANA-certified lymphedema therapist Sonnie Blocki, PT, DPT, CLT-LANA.
Phone: (815) 220-8787 for an appointment

Prosthetics and Mastectomy Bras

Family Home Medical, 1319 Fourth Street, Peru, IL
A durable medical equipment company- affiliated with Illinois Valley Community Hospital. Offers fitting services for breast prostheses and mastectomy bras. They are able to bill most insurances. They have two “certified mastectomy fitters” by the Board of Certification/ Accreditation International. Same day appointments possible.
Phone (815) 220-1682 to set up an appointment

Girlfriends the Bra Specialists, 4419 North Progress Blvd, Peru, IL
Offers a boutique style setting for breast prostheses and mastectomy bras. They offer a large selection and sizes of bras meeting the needs of women with lumpectomies. They are “Certified Fitters-Mastectomy“ by the American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics and Pedorthotic (ABOC). They do participate in some insurance plans. Walk-ins welcome.
Phone: 815 780-8151

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