lymphedema management

Lymphedema Friendly Travel

Lymphedema Friendly Travel

Lymphedema Friendly Travel As we head into the season full of holidays and travel, it’s important for all Lymphedema patients and at risk patients plan Lymphedema friendly trips. If you are at risk or have Lymphedema, please be aware and careful to avoid physical stresses that could trigger an increase in swelling. Stay Compressed During …

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Cellulitis

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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Compression Wear

Compression Wear for Lymphedema

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 Lymphedema treatment to help patients have options …

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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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