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September 1, 2021

Lymphedema Treatment Options After Breast Cancer

This is a 5-minute read. In the weeks and months following breast cancer treatment, some people experience excess fluid buildup in the body and develop lymphedema. […]
August 31, 2021

How to Get Lymphedema Swelling Down

Lymphedema is a chronic condition that involves excessive and sometimes painful swelling in the affected area. Although lymphedema currently has no cure, there are many in-office […]
August 30, 2021

The Mind, the Body, and the Matrix: Innovative Insights Into Living With Lipedema

By Karen L. Herbst, M.D., Ph.D. This is a 15-minute read. Patients who develop lipedema discover that their tissue is hypersensitive and easily bruised. It’s difficult […]
August 2, 2021

How to Succeed with a Lymphatic Drainage Machine for Home Use

For someone with edema, lymphedema, lipedema, or a similar condition, a lymphatic drainage machine offers a life-changing treatment option. These machines, also known as lymphatic pumps […]
July 27, 2021

A Conservative and Compassionate Approach to Treating Lymphedema

By Dr. Emily Iker This is a 7-minute read. Lymphedema is a chronic progressive disorder that results from an impaired lymphatic system. A person’s lymphatic system […]
July 20, 2021

What Our Patients Call “The Best Pump for Lymphedema and Lipedema”

Anyone who has lymphedema or lipedema is always on the lookout for therapies and devices that offer relief. Lymphedema comes with persistent swelling, discomfort, and pain. […]
July 16, 2021

7 Critical Tasks for Treating Lymphedema

Lymphedema is one of the most overlooked and misunderstood diseases in the human population. Although 1 in 1,000 Americans has secondary lymphedema and 1 in 100,000 […]
June 24, 2021

Tools for Lipedema Treatment

By Dr. Karen L/ Herbst, M.D., Ph.D. Lipedema puts a strain on the body and may lead to psychosocial distress, loss of mobility and quality of […]
May 26, 2021

Fight, Finish, Faith With Mary Kastelberg

Mary Kastelberg was diagnosed with lymphedema at age 12. This is her story, shared in partnership with LE&RN, a nonprofit network devoted to spreading awareness and […]
May 24, 2021

Who is the Best Candidate for an Innovative Lymphatic Surgery?

By Dr. Jay Granzow This is an 11-minute read. For me, as a lymphedema reconstructive plastic surgeon, everything is centered around patient care and looking at […]