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December 27, 2021

Massive Localized Lymphedema: A Rare But Rising Concern

By Caroline Fife, MD This is a 14-minute read. Any healthcare professional who works with lymphedema is familiar with the basic stages of the disease and […]
December 13, 2021

Is There a Cure for Lymphedema?

This is a 4-minute read. More than 250 million people worldwide have lymphedema, a chronic condition that involves excessive and painful swelling. Although it most commonly […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
June 2, 2021

Decide How Much Living You Want to Do: The Blanche Pepitone Interview

Diagnosed with lymphedema as a baby, Blanche Pepitone had her first surgery at 18 months old. Her parents and siblings raised her to live life fully, regardless of her condition, and that has been Blanche's lifelong credo: "You've got to decide how much living you want to do and do what it takes to live that life."
June 2, 2021

Lymphedema Patient Roundtable – May 2021

A focus on wellness and exercise and the importance of breathing, along with compression, Lympha Press, surgery, and everything related to lymphedema.
May 27, 2021

Lipedema Patient Roundtable – May 2021

The May Lipedema Patient Roundtable featured a wide range of topics, including venous ultrasounds and the vein connection to lipedema, the differences between lipedema fat and non-lipedema fat, obesogens and toxins that impact our overall health, and the signs of Ehlers-Danlos.