About Amy Rivera

Unveiling the Journey of Resilience and Triumph

The Beginning of a Lifelong Battle:

Amy Rivera's life story is a testament to resilience and advocacy. Born with primary lymphedema, she overcame years of misdiagnosis and isolation to become a leading voice for the lymphedema community. Her determination led her to found the Ninjas Fighting Lymphedema Foundation, providing support and sparking a global dialogue on the condition. Amy's innovative contributions, including introducing Fast'n Go Hybrid Compression Bandages, highlight her commitment to improving care and awareness for those living with lymphedema.

Bestselling Author and Speaker:

Amy’s voice resonates beyond the lymphedema community. Her bestselling book, "Drop The Skirt: How my disability became my superpower," is a testament to her journey, imbuing readers with the courage to face their battles. As an international speaker, Amy’s powerful narrative captivates and inspires audiences, spreading awareness and fostering understanding. A compelling storyteller, Amy delivers talks that motivate and resonate with diverse audiences

Educator and Visionary:

Her latest endeavor, the Lymphedema Blueprint Course, is a testament to her commitment to education and empowerment. This comprehensive online course, featuring insights from world-renowned medical professionals, is a complete guide for thriving while living with lymphedema. Her contributions are changing the landscape of lymphedema care.

Awards and Recognition:

Amy’s impact has been widely recognized. Her awards and acknowledgments are not just for her advocacy but also for her role in changing the landscape of lymphedema care. Amy's personal battle with one of the most severe cases of lymphedema has shaped her into an unwavering advocate and an influential voice in the field. Her story is not just about overcoming odds; it's about rewriting the narrative for lymphedema patients worldwide.

Amy Rivera Today:

Now, Amy stands as a symbol of resilience, a guiding light in the lymphedema community, and a visionary driving change. Her story isn’t just about living with a chronic condition; it's about redefining the boundaries of what's possible, both personally and for the global lymphedema community.

Ninjas Fighting Lymphedema Foundation

Amy Rivera, who endured over 30 years of misdiagnosis for Primary Lymphedema, founded the Ninjas Fighting Lymphedema Foundation (NFLF) to be a voice for the community. NFLF aims to educate, advocate, and empower individuals and organizations, ensuring no one faces lymphedema alone. It offers resources for patients and healthcare workers, aiming to improve awareness and care. By building relationships within the lymphedema community, NFLF strives to change the face of lymphedema care, emphasizing the need for increased education and support

Discover the world through Amy Rivera's eyes—a world where challenges are stepping stones to greatness, and every individual's story is a source of strength.

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Drop The Skirt - How My Disability Became My Superpower


Explore the empowering journey of Amy Rivera in 'Drop the Skirt - How My Disability Became My Superpower.' This inspiring book delves into Amy's personal battles and triumphs with lymphedema, offering readers a heartfelt narrative of resilience, advocacy, and transformation. A must-read for anyone seeking to understand the challenges of living with a chronic condition and the power of turning adversity into strength. 'Drop the Skirt' is more than a story; it's a source of motivation and a beacon of hope for the lymphedema community and beyond.

Amy Rivera's Press and Media Highlights

Patient Advocacy Consulting

Amy Rivera offers an exceptional patient advocacy consulting service, providing personalized, one-on-one support and guidance to individuals navigating the complexities of living with lymphedema. Her approach is deeply rooted in her own journey and expertise, making her an invaluable ally for those seeking to understand and manage their condition better.

Key Features of the Service:

Personalized Consultations

Amy offers private sessions tailored to each individual's unique needs and concerns. These sessions can cover a range of topics from understanding lymphedema, to developing personalized management plans.

Empathetic Support and Guidance

Having lived with lymphedema herself, Amy brings an empathetic perspective to her consulting. She offers not just advice but emotional support, understanding the challenges her clients face on a deeply personal level.

Expertise in Lymphedema Management

Amy's extensive knowledge of lymphedema, both from personal experience and professional research, allows her to provide informed guidance on the latest treatments, self-care techniques, and lifestyle adjustments.

Assistance with Navigating Healthcare Systems

Amy helps patients understand and navigate the often-complex healthcare systems, including finding the right specialists, understanding treatment options, and dealing with insurance matters.

Advocacy in Treatment Planning

She advocates for her clients’ needs, ensuring they receive optimal care. This includes facilitating communications with healthcare providers, if needed.

Education on Self-Advocacy

Amy empowers her clients by teaching them how to advocate for themselves, providing them with the knowledge and confidence to make informed decisions about their healthcare.

Resources and Network Access

Clients have access to a wealth of resources including educational materials, latest research findings, and connections to a wider network of lymphedema experts and support groups.

Ongoing Support and Follow-up

Amy provides ongoing support, offering follow-up consultations to address any new challenges or changes in her clients’ condition or treatment.

Benefits

Gain a deeper understanding of lymphedema and how to manage it effectively.

Receive compassionate, one-on-one support from someone who truly understands the challenges of

living with lymphedema.

Develop a personalized approach to managing lymphedema, tailored to individual lifestyles and needs.

Navigate the healthcare system more effectively, with Amy's guidance and advocacy.

Learn how to advocate for oneself in medical settings, enhancing the overall quality of care received.

Access a broad network of resources and support, helping clients feel less isolated in their journey.

Ideal For

Individuals newly diagnosed with lymphedema seeking guidance and support.

Patients who feel overwhelmed by their lymphedema management and need personalized advice.

Anyone looking for an empathetic, experienced guide to help navigate the complexities of living with lymphedema.

Summary

Amy Rivera’s patient advocacy consulting is more than just a service; it’s a partnership that empowers individuals to take control of their lymphedema care, armed with knowledge, support, and a strong advocate by their side.

Corporate Consulting

Amy Rivera provides specialized corporate consulting services tailored to lymphedema clinics. With her unique blend of personal experience and professional expertise in lymphedema management, Amy offers invaluable insights and strategies to enhance clinic operations, patient care, and overall service delivery.

Key Features of the Service:

Customized Clinic Consultations

Amy works closely with clinic teams to assess and identify areas for improvement. These consultations cover various aspects, including treatment protocols, patient interaction, and operational efficiency.

Expert Guidance on Patient-Centered Care

Leveraging her personal experience with lymphedema, Amy provides expert advice on developing a more patient-focused approach, ensuring that clinics offer empathetic, effective care tailored to each patient’s needs.

Training and Education

She offers comprehensive training sessions for clinic staff, covering the latest developments in lymphedema treatment, patient communication, and holistic care approaches.

Global Best Practices

Amy’s extensive experience, gained from visiting prestigious lymphedema clinics worldwide, equips her with a wealth of strategies to enhance the quality of care you provide.

Marketing and Brand Positioning

With her deep understanding of the lymphedema community, Amy offers strategic insights into marketing and positioning lymphedema clinics to attract and retain patients.

Networking and Collaboration Opportunities

Clinics benefit from Amy's extensive network in the lymphedema and healthcare community, opening doors to collaborations, referrals, and partnerships.

Ongoing Support and Advisory

Amy provides continuous support, offering follow-up consultations and being available for ongoing advice, ensuring clinics can adapt and thrive in an ever-changing healthcare landscape.

Benefits

Elevate the standard of care and treatment offerings in your clinic.

Foster a patient-centric environment that prioritizes individual patient needs and comfort.

Enhance staff knowledge and skills in lymphedema management and patient care.

Improve operational efficiency and clinic workflow for better patient and staff experiences.

Develop effective marketing strategies to grow your patient base and establish your clinic as a leader in lymphedema care.

Expand your professional network and explore new collaborative opportunities.

Ideal For

Lymphedema clinics seeking to enhance their level of care and patient satisfaction.

Clinics looking to update their treatment protocols and practices with the latest advancements in lymphedema care.

Clinics aiming to improve operational efficiency and staff training in lymphedema management.

Amy Rivera’s corporate consulting services offer lymphedema clinics the opportunity to not only enhance their operational and care standards but also to deeply understand and connect with their patients’ needs, setting a new benchmark in specialized healthcare delivery.

Summary

Transform your lymphedema clinic into a haven of excellence with Amy Rivera’s consulting services. Let her guide you in offering comprehensive, patient-focused care that sets your clinic apart.

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