Lymphedema

  • 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....
  • Vodder Treatment
    Exceptional Lymphedema ManagementThe basis of Vodder treatment for lymphedema is Manual Lymph Drainage, which was developed by Doctor Emil Voder and his wife, Estrid in the 1930's. Back then, the onl....
  • Lymphedema Compression Garments
    Lymphedema compression garments are helpful tools when it comes to lymphedema management. It's true that nothing can replace the effects of a manual lymph drainage massage as performed by a certified....
  • Comprehensive Lymphedema Management
    The Importance of A Comprehensive Lymphedema Management PlanA comprehensive lymphedema management plan is of the utmost importance because it can make all the difference in a patient's life. Unfortun....
  • Healthy Lymph System
    A healthy lymph system is an important part of everyday life yet most people don't realize this until something goes awry. Since the lymph system is responsible for filtering out and destroying any u....