603, 2023

Proper Protocol for Lymphedema

March 6th, 2023|

What is Lymphedema? Lymphedema is a chronic condition characterized by the accumulation of lymphatic fluid in the tissues. It is caused by a blockage in the lymphatic system, and can result in swelling, discomfort, and other complications. How to Treat Lymphedema Proper treatment for lymphedema involves a combination of compression therapy, manual lymphatic drainage, and exercise. Compression therapy involves using [...]

402, 2023

Lipedema and the Lymphatic System

February 4th, 2023|

The lymphatic system is vital to keep you healthy but also has a significant role in pain and inflammation. And there's more: it's also connected with lipedema. Lipedema is a chronic and little-understood condition that causes the limbs to swell too much more significantly than average size and leaves sufferers in constant pain. Lipedema can be a terrible condition, especially [...]

2801, 2023

Advantages of Custom Breast Prosthesis

January 28th, 2023|

Having a mastectomy can be a traumatic experience for many women. The loss of a breast can significantly impact a person’s self-esteem and self-image. Fortunately, there is a way to help women reclaim their bodies and feelings of femininity through custom breast prostheses. Custom breast prostheses are prosthetic breasts designed and fitted to match the individual characteristics of the wearer, [...]

2101, 2023

Benefits of using a Lymphedema Compression Pump

January 21st, 2023|

Lymphedema is a common localized fluid retention condition resulting from impaired lymphatic drainage. Lymphedema can involve any part of the body system and cause many problems, including swelling, skin breakdown, cellulitis, and decreased functional capacity. Patients with lymphedema are at increased risk for medical complications and secondary infections due to prolonged exposure of tissues to moisture. Some potential benefits of [...]

801, 2023

How Can a Certified Mastectomy Fitter Assist You?

January 8th, 2023|

Selecting the proper bra post-surgery can be overwhelming. A Certified Mastectomy Fitter, or "bra master", can help you find the right product for your body type. Trained fitters like this specialize in making mastectomy bras for anyone who has had a mastectomy or lumpectomy procedure, either voluntarily or as a result of a cancer diagnosis. Bra Fitting with Certified Mastectomy [...]

101, 2023

Common Myths about Compression Therapy for Lymphedema

January 1st, 2023|

There is a lot of confusion about compression therapy and treatment for Lymphedema. It is important to find the right product to get the best results. There are a few myths floating around; most of them are based on outdated or inaccurate information that can scare new patients off from making an informed choice. What is Lymphedema? Lymphedema happens when [...]

2112, 2022

Most Commonly Experienced Mobility Issues Caused by Lipedema

December 21st, 2022|

Lipedema is a condition that affects the fatty tissue in the body. When there is an accumulation of fat, it can also result in losses in muscle mass and strength as well as muscle atrophy, which can lead to mobility issues. It worsens when someone starts gaining weight from time to time, impacting their legs and calves most often. Lipedema [...]

1112, 2022

What is Pressotherapy Treatment?

December 11th, 2022|

Pressotherapy Treatment is a non-invasive therapy using pressure to stimulate the lymphatic system. The Pressotherapy machine applies continuous pressure to encourage lymph fluid flow, which can help accelerate healing time and alleviate the swelling. Pressotherapy can treat many conditions, including cellulite, infections, and swelling associated with trauma or surgery. It may also help reduce lymphedema swelling (caused by damaged or [...]

412, 2022

Types of Post-Mastectomy Breast Forms

December 4th, 2022|

Post-Mastectomy Breast Forms, known as breast prostheses or reconstructive breast implants, are medical devices for women who have had mastectomies. These breast forms are silicone and come in different shapes, sizes and densities. This type of device allows a woman to regain the shape and volume of her breasts following surgery. It is important to note that these forms are [...]

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