Patient Testimonials

2020-07-31T15:03:19-07:00July 31st, 2020|lymphedema, lymphedema clinic, lymphedema treatment|

Lymphedema is a chronic condition, but Lymphedema treatment can make all the difference. Take a moment to hear how Complete Decongestive Therapy has changed these Lymphedema Therapy Specialists patients' lives.     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GMZ6KSuH3Y8   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mghe72Btp2M

Head and Neck Lymphedema

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

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

Chronic Venous Insufficiency and Lymphedema

2020-11-04T14:33:40-07:00November 4th, 2020|lymphedema treatment|

Chronic Venous Insufficiency and Lymphedema Chronic Venous Insufficiency Chronic Venous Insufficiency is a disease in which the veins stop functioning properly resulting in blood 'pooling' in the veins. This is due to blood clots in the lower extremities due to Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) in which the valves

Managing Your Lymphedema After Treatment

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

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

Lymphedema vs Lipedema

2020-10-23T12:56:37-07:00October 23rd, 2020|lymphedema, lymphedema clinic|

Lymphedema vs. Lipedema Image source: https://www.swfhealthandwellness.com/lipedema-vs-lymphedema/ Lymphedema and lipedema, also known as lipoedema, are two distinctly different conditions with similar names. Lymphedema is a condition that occurs due to damage to the lymphatic system, while lipedema is a condition which involves a deposition of fat typically in the legs and

Breast Cancer and Lymphedema

2020-10-01T12:28:39-07:00October 1st, 2020|lymphedema, lymphedema clinic, lymphedema treatment|

Breast Cancer and Lymphedema Lymphedema is commonly experienced in breast cancer patients who have undergone a mastectomy, lumpectomy or radiation. Often times, lymph nodes are removed or damaged during surgery or treatment. This damage to the lymphatic system can cause blockages in the lymph vessels resulting in swelling (Lymphedema). According

Lymphedema and Cellulitis

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

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,

Compression Wear for Lymphedema

2020-08-12T08:59:45-07:00August 12th, 2020|lymphedema, lymphedema treatment|

Compression Wear for Lymphedema     Compression garments or compression wear play a huge role in Lymphedema management. Compression wear provides an easy way to keep pressure on the affected area to manage swelling. For someone with significant Lymphedema, compression wear is recommended towards the end of a course of

Skin Care Tips for Lymphedema Management

2020-08-06T21:33:18-07:00August 6th, 2020|lymphedema, lymphedema treatment|

Skin Care Tips for Lymphedema Management   Skin care  is a very important component in Lymphedema management. People with Lymphedema can experience many changes in their skin. Many people with Lymphedema experience a 'hardening' of the skin where it becomes stiff and often dry. To help avoid skin problems due

Nutrition, Exercise and Lymphedema

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

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

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