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February 23, 2021

Your Pain Is Your Strength

Academy Award-winning actress Kathy Bates, who also has lymphedema, encouraged Cam Ayala at a critical juncture in his lymphedema journey: “Your pain is your strength.” Though […]
February 10, 2021

February 2021 Lymphedema Patient Roundtable

The monthly Lymphedema Patient Roundtables, sponsored by Lympha Press, feature questions and answers from patients and experts on all lymphedema-related topics.
January 25, 2021

Stronger Together: The Amanda Sobey Interview

Appearances can be deceiving. To look at Amanda Sobey today, surrounded by gym equipment and the picture of health, you'd never know she once had to crawl to the bathroom and was bedridden for an extended period of time. After receiving her lymphedema diagnosis, she found her way back to health step by step starting with two basics: hydration and movement. At one time, walking down her driveway and back was a milestone. Now, she is a personal trainer with clients from around the world who appreciate her insights on nutrition, training, and self-care. Follow Amanda @am.sobey or visit her website: www.amandasobey.com. The Lymphedema Channel interviews are brought to you by Lympha Press, global leaders in pneumatic compression for nearly 40 years.
January 15, 2021

Give Yourself Grace: Marie McGowan’s Lymphedema and Lipedema Journeys

Marie McGowan brings a wealth of medical expertise to this interview. She's a Certified Lymphedema Therapist, a Senior Therapist at Prisma Health in South Carolina, as well as a Physical Therapist. Her unique empathy and passion to help lymphedema patients are, in part, because of her own lipedema diagnosis.
January 15, 2021

Lymphedema Patient Roundtable – January 2021

Managing lymphedema can feel overwhelming - but you're NOT alone. Lympha Press has created this monthly webinar to answer your questions and share encouragement from other patients who are successfully managing their condition.
December 29, 2020

When Passion Becomes a Profession

Linda Anne Kahn is a therapist who focuses on lipedema, lymphedema, and Dercum’s disease in her role as president of Lymphatic Therapy Services of San Diego. […]
November 24, 2020

Current Concepts in Lymphedema Reconstruction, a guest article by Dr. Wei F. Chen

Supermicrosurgical reconstruction is changing the way the medical world views and approaches treatments for lymphedema. Patients once deemed “incurable” now have options, thanks to new supermicrosurgical […]
October 27, 2020

The Wound Healing Process and the Vital Role of the Lymphatic Therapist

Leg ulcers are very common with lymphedema and develop due to weak and impaired valves, causing venous reflux. Over time, lymphatic wounds can build up such […]
September 29, 2020

Improving Patient Outcomes for Lymphedema Through Exercise and Imaging

Imaging offers the ability to “see through the skin” to observe whether lymph is pumping normally. Use of this technology has offered new insights on the […]
August 25, 2020

Why Are Some People Walking Time Bombs for Developing Lymphedema?

Certain factors seem to flip a switch that turns latent lymphedema into clinical lymphedema. Why does this switch flip in some people but not others? What […]