Lymphedema

  • Foeldi Technique
    The Amazing Foeldi TechniqueThe Foeldi technique is called Complete Decongestive Physiotherapy which involves four basic steps to treatment. They are (1) Manual Lymph Drainage (2) compression therapy....
  • Lymphedema Schools
    Lymphedema Schools Offer Expert TrainingLymphedema schools offer extensive training in the treatment of lymphedema. Many massage therapists, physical therapists, occupational therapists, nurses, and ....
  • Pathology Of The Lymphatic System
    The Pathology of the Lymphatic SystemPathology of the lymphatic system has to do with studying the diseases and malformations that take place within this system. For example, lymphedema is a disease ....
  • Treatment For Venous Ulcers
    Overcoming Venous InsufficiencyTreatment for venous ulcers can yield wonderful results, as long as the patient follows the advice of his or her doctor and/or therapist. Venous ulcers occur because th....
  • Lymphedema Pumps
    Lymphedema pumps can be used at home as part of a lymphedema management routine. The limb in question, generally an arm or leg, will be fitted with a pump so that decongestive therapy can be done in ....
  • Complete Decongestive Therapy
    Complete Decongestive Therapy for Patients with LymphedemaComplete decongestive therapy includes a number of points that work together as a whole system. Decongestive therapy is considered to be phys....
  • Lymph Node System
    The lymph node system is quite complex as it runs throughout the entire body, and like the central nervous system and the digestive system, the lymph node system serves an important purpose. The lymp....
  • Foeldi Training
    Foeldi Training in North AmericaFoeldi training is offered at many schools in North America as well as Europe. Michael Foeldi and his wife improved on Manual Lymph Drainage (MLD) in the 1980's by dev....
  • Lymphedema Symptoms
    Recognizing Lymphedema SymptomsLymphedema symptoms are not always blantantly obvious, so patients with lymphedema might not notice anything amiss until an extremity becomes severely swollen. Some sym....
  • Physiology Of The Lymphatic System
    The Anatomy and Physiology of the Lymphatic SystemThe physiology of the lymphatic system has been widely studied by researchers and health care professionals who diagnose and treat lymphedema in patie....