Lymphedema

  • Secondary Lymphedema
    Secondary lymphedema has many of the same effects as primary lymphedema, but it is developed because of a specific reason. Secondary lymphedema is acquired as a result of trauma, infection, surgery o....
  • Educational Materials For Lymphedema
    Finding Educational Materials for LymphedemaEducational materials for lymphedema can be found by doing a comprehensive search using the Internet. If you have a computer and access to the Worldwide We....
  • Lymphatic System
    How the Lymphatic System WorksThe lymphatic system is a system of small tubes that run throughout the body, which are called lymph vessels. The lymphatic system is like the blood circulation system--....
  • National Lymphedema Network
    The National Lymphedema Network (NLN)The National Lymphedema Network is an internationally recognized non-profit organization founded in 1988 by Saskia R.J. Thiadens, R.N. to provide education and gui....
  • Treatment For Upper Extremity Lymphedema
    Obtaining Treatment for Upper Extremity LymphedemaTreatment for upper extremity lymphedema is very important in order for the patient to live a normal life. If lymphedema is not treated, the swelling....
  • Complete Decongestive Therapies
    Complete decongestive therapies are a must for any individual that is suffering from lymphedema. A comprehensive plan of treatment that utilizes several different practices, complete decongestive the....
  • Certified Lymphedema Therapists
    Finding Certified Lymphedema TherapistsCertified Lymphedema therapists are ususally people who are already involved in the healthcare profession in some capacity. Therapists can be physicians, nurses....
  • Compression Therapies
    Compression therapies are necessary for anyone afflicted with lymphedema, regardless of whether or not it is primary or secondary lymphedema. If the affected area has become swollen with protein rich....
  • Exercises For Lymphedema
    Therapeutic Exercises for Lymphedema Exercises for lymphedema are often prescribed to patients as part of a total therapeutic plan that includes Manual Lymph Drainage and Complete Decongestive Therapy....
  • Lymphedema Courses
    Finding Lymphedema CoursesLymphedema courses are offered at many reputable schools throughout North America, as well as Europe. If you are a health care professional who is looking to become a lymphe....