Lymphedema

  • 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....
  • 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....
  • 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....
  • Neck Dissection
    Radical Neck DissectionNeck dissection is an operation used to remove cancerous tissues in the head and neck. The purpose of radical neck dissection is to remove lymph nodes and other structures in th....
  • Treatment For Venous Insufficiency
    Dealing with Venous InsufficiencyTreatment for venous insufficiency usually includes a complete holistic approach to the problem. It is necessary for the patient's general health to be accessed and s....
  • Lymphedema Certification Courses
    Lymphedema certification courses are a required step in the process of receiving official certification from the Lymphology Association of North America. Though there is no law forbidding it, practic....