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November 29, 2021

What Happens When Venous Catheterization Leads to Lymphedema?

By Luis López Montoya, PT, Physical Therapy Professor, Research Director at Fi Fisioterapia Integral SC Luis López  Montoya is a lymphedema and physical therapy expert based […]
November 1, 2021

4 Tips for Traveling With Lymphedema

This is a 6-minute read. When you have lymphedema, traveling requires a bit of extra planning. The last thing you need while you’re on the road […]
October 18, 2021

Breast Cancer-Related Lymphedema: Why is Addressing Fibrosis So Important?

by Karen Ashforth, MS, OTR/L, CLT-LANA  This is a 9 minute read Breast Cancer-related Fibrosis: An Evidence-based Update Fibrosis is a process that occurs when healthy […]
October 13, 2021

Does Massage Plus Compression Help Lymphedema?

This is a 4-minute read. One of the first things a patient learns after a lymphedema diagnosis is how to use compression bandages and garments. These […]
September 27, 2021

The Home-Made NIR Imaging Device: A Creative and Low-Cost Lymphedema Innovation 

By Luis López Montoya, PT, Physical Therapy Professor, Research Director at Fi Fisioterapia Integral SC Luis López Montoya is a lymphedema and physical therapy expert based […]
September 8, 2021

The Benefits of Pneumatic Compression for Veterans and Amputees

More than 185,000 amputations occur in the U.S. every year, which means about 300 to 500 amputations are performed every day. Although some amputations are due […]
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 […]