Lymphedema Therapy Specialists

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 due to a problem when …

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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, most commonly streptococcus and staphylococcus, enter …

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Healthy Food for Lymphedema Management

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 a balanced diet and avoid excessive …

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