Category: Lymphedema


Exploring Surgical Solutions for Lymphedema: When and What to Consider

Things to consider when dealing with Lymphedema Lymphedema, a chronic condition characterized by swelling due to lymph fluid buildup, poses significant challenges for patients in terms of management and quality of life. When conservative therapies fall short, surgical interventions emerge as viable options. Let’s delve into the realm of surgical

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Fashionable and Functional: The Latest Trends in Lymphedema Garments

Lymphedema is a chronic condition characterized by the accumulation of lymphatic fluid in the tissues, leading to swelling and discomfort. It occurs when the lymphatic system, which is responsible for draining excess fluid from the body, is damaged or blocked. This can happen due to various reasons, including surgery, radiation

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Can physical therapy effectively alleviate symptoms associated with arthritis, sciatica, and pinched nerves?

Physical therapy is a non-invasive treatment option that can be beneficial for individuals suffering from conditions such as arthritis, sciatica, and pinched nerves. Let’s take a look at  each condition starting with Arthritis. Arthritis is a chronic condition characterized by joint inflammation and stiffness, while sciatica refers to pain that

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Functional Transformation Mobile Rehab’s use of Complete Decongestive Therapy (CDT) in treating lymphedema

Functional Transformation Mobile Rehab’s use of Complete Decongestive Therapy (CDT) in treating lymphedema: Empowering Lives: How Complete Decongestive Therapy (CDT) Transforms Lymphedema Care for Sarasota and Charlotte County Residents At Functional Transformation Mobile Rehab, our mission is clear: to empower our patients and improve their quality of life. In Sarasota

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Effects of poor quality sleep issues with Parkinson’s

Parkinson’s disease is a progressive disorder of the nervous system that affects movement which is most often characterized by tremors, stiffness, slow movement, and problems with balance and coordination. These symptoms are caused by the loss of dopamine-producing neurons in the brain, which play a crucial role in regulating movement.

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Lymphedema Therapist’s Guide to Wound Care

Lymphedema Wound Care Management  As a lymphedema therapist, I have had the privilege of working with countless individuals who are dealing with lymphedema and various types of wounds. One of the most critical aspects of lymphedema management is proper wound care. In this guide, I’ll share my experience and knowledge

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