Lymphedema

  • Treatment For Secondary Lymphedema
    Coping with LymphedemaTreatment for secondary lymphedema consists of Manual Lymph Drainage and Complete Decongestive Therapy, along with the use of compression garments and proper skin and nail care. ....
  • Lymphedema Therapists
    Lymphedema therapists are few and far between but their numbers are quickly growing. Though lymphedema is still commonly neglected, more and more health care professionals and afflicted individuals a....
  • CVI
    Chronic Venous Insufficiency (CVI)CVI, chronic venous insufficiency, is by far the most common cause of leg disorders. In chronic venous insufficiency, the return of blood from the legs is chronicall....
  • Primary Lymphedema
    Primary lymphedema is a condition that results from unknown causes or other vascular anomalies like lymphangioma, hemangioma, Klippel Trenaury and Port Wine Stain. Unlike secondary lymphedema, primar....
  • Continuing Education For RN
    The Benefits of Continuing Education for RNContinuing education for RN is essential for the successful treatment of lymphedema. Nurses are almost always the backbone of any health care facility, as t....
  • Lymph Vessels
    What Are Lymph Vessels?Lymph vessels are thin tubes that run throughout the body. These tubes carry a colorless liquid called lymph. Lymph is a clear fluid that circulates around the body tissues, a....
  • Modified Mastectomy
    What Is A Modified Mastectomy?A modified mastectomy removes the entire breast and includes a procedure called axillary dissection, in which levels 1 and 2 ( of three levels) of the axillary lymph nod....
  • 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....