Lymphedema

  • Lymphology Association Of North America
    The Lymphology Association of North America is an organization dedicated to researching, treating and preventing this unfortunate affliction. Founded in the last decade, LANA is the North American eq....
  • Anatomy Of The Lymphatic System
    A Brief Overview of the Anatomy of the Lymphatic SystemThe anatomy of the lymphatic system is constructed with one purpose in mind, which is to transport "waste materials" from the interstitial tissue....
  • Lymphatic Systems
    Lymphatic systems have a lot of responsibility when it comes to maintaining your body's health. In addition to filtering out any unwanted or unwelcome substances, lymphatic systems are also in charge....
  • Continuing Education For Occupational Therapists
    Patients Benefit from the Continuing Education for Occupational TherapistsThe continuing education for occupational therapists is essential to the well-being of their patients. Anyone who is sufferin....
  • Continuing Education For Physical Therapists
    The Importance of Continuing Education for Physical TherapistsThe continuing education for physical therapists in the treatment of lymphedema is so important to the well-being of the patient and his o....
  • Lymph Nodes
    The Importance of Lymph NodesLymph nodes, also known as lymph glands, are our bodies defense mechanisms against infection and illness. All antibodies, which ensure immunity against infectious disease....
  • Measurements For Lymphedema
    Taking Measurements for Lymphedema Compression GarmentsMeasurements for lymphedema are taken to get the most accurate fit when you are instructed to wear compression garments, such as stockings, sleev....
  • Treatment For Primary Lymphedema
    The Best Treatment for Primary LymphedemaTreatment for primary lymphedema involves Manual Lymph Drainage and Complete Decongestive Therapy, the use of compression garments or bandages, meticulous skin....
  • Lymphedema Courses
    Several different lymphedema courses are required of those who enroll in a lymphedema certification program. Some of these courses cover basics, like general anatomy, while others address the specifi....
  • Breast Cancer Surgery
    Understanding Breast Cancer SurgeryBreast cancer surgery used to involve a procedure called a radical mastectomy. No matter what stage of cancer you had, mastectomy was the only option. Catching a c....