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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 23, 2021

Treatment of Massive Localized Lymphedema

Massive Localized Lymphedema is a rare "pseudosarcoma" occurring in morbidly obese patients, typically in the proximal thigh. Usually unilateral and often associated with trauma, MLL is a difficult diagnosis, but there are treatments to help these patients.
August 15, 2021

Not a Cookie-Cutter Lymphedema Story: The Stephanie Roache Interview

With a host of other medical concerns, Stephanie Roache wasn't focused on managing lymphedema when she was diagnosed. Soon, it became apparent that it could no longer be ignored.
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 […]
July 15, 2021

Lymphedema Patient Roundtable – July 2021

It's summertime, and the living is — well, not so easy when you have lymphedema. The July Lymphedema Patient Roundtable focused on all things summer, from hot tips for traveling with your compression pump to cool facts about swimming and the natural compression it offers.