Head and Neck Lymphedema

Head and Neck Lymphedema   While Lymphedema most commonly occurs in the extremities, it can occur in other regions such as the head and neck region, the breast and chest region or the genital region. There are 2 types of Lymphedema- primary and secondary. Primary lymphedema is hereditary and occurs

2020-11-19T15:26:14-07:00November 19th, 2020|lymphedema treatment, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Managing Your Lymphedema After Treatment

Managing Your Lymphedema After Treatment   It is very important to understand the fundamentals of managing your Lymphedema after treatment to maintain your progress. There are a few key components to successfully manage your Lymphedema at home-- Daily Use of Compression Wear Daily Use of Pneumatic Compression Device Maintain a

2020-10-30T10:25:17-07:00October 30th, 2020|lymphedema, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Lymphedema and Cellulitis

Cellulitis and Lymphedema   One common complication that Lymphedema patients experience is a condition called Cellulitis. Cellulitis is a skin infection that can enter the body through a break in the skin, a scratch, an open wound or other pre-existing skin conditions. What is cellulitis ? Cellulitis occurs when bacteria,

2020-09-10T14:03:54-07:00September 10th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Nutrition, Exercise and Lymphedema

Nutrition, Exercise & Lymphedema Did You Know...  If you have Lymphedema, the foods that you eat not only impact your overall health and weight, but also have a huge impact on your Lymphedema.. Learn more about how nutrition and exercise can effect your Lymphedema.    Sodium It is always important to consume

2020-08-03T20:43:51-07:00August 3rd, 2020|lymphedema, lymphedema treatment, Uncategorized|0 Comments
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