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Coping with Lymphedema in the Hot Summer Months

In Compression Therapy, Health & Fitness, Science & Education by Admin1 Comment

Summer is the best time of the year for many people. But if you have lymphedema, it can easily become your most despised season. This is especially true if you live in an area with extreme hot summers where the heat can cause discomfort and swelling. While you can’t control the weather, you can definitely do something about improving your safety and comfort despite the heat and humidity. Having the right lymphedema products can help.

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Discover the Benefits of Compression Wraps

In Science & Education by Steve Norton4 Comments

If you have recently been injured and you want to improve your circulation, your physician or physical therapist may recommend using a compression wrap. It’s a bandage made of elastic and it is wrapped around an affected body part to apply pressure and help minimize swelling. Calf wraps may also be recommended as a long-term solution for health concerns such …

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Juzo Print Series Compression Arm Sleeves – Fun Patterns and Stylish Designs

In Science & Education by Steve Norton1 Comment

Tired of the usual beige compression arm sleeve? Then you need to see the Juzo Print Series. These compression sleeves are the opposite of plain and ordinary! The Juzo Soft Print Series features a selection of premium compression arm sleeves made of extremely soft elastic knit material for unsurpassed comfort and style. Juzo arm sleeves allow you to move confidently …

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Compression Bandaging for Lymphedema Treatment

In Science & Education by Steve Norton8 Comments

Compression bandaging is a key component in the treatment of stage 2 and stage 3 (moderate to severe) lymphedema and is essential for reducing swelling and maintaining progress as the patient undergoes treatment.  A soft cast is created by wrapping the arm or upper body with multiple layers of wrapping and used as a main element in the overall treatment …

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Lymphedema Products: One-stop Destination For Compression Socks & Sleeves

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Lymphedema Products: One-stop Destination For Compression Socks & Sleeves The swelling and discomfort caused by lymphedema can become bothersome and get in the way of performing your daily activities. To manage the problem, your doctor may recommend that you wear medical-grade compression products, such as a compression arm sleeve and compression socks. As their name suggests, compression sleeves and medical …

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Lymphedema Products: Compression Garments for Medical Therapy and Sports

In Science & Education by Admin15 Comments

Discomfort and swelling caused by lymphedema can get in the way of proper movement and sports performance. Wearing the right medical compression garments could help with your treatment and reduce the swelling. These are specially designed products that you can comfortably wear for hours to prevent fluid buildup in your tissues. Letting stagnant fluid build up in your body can …

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Is “Prehab” the Solution to Preventing Lymphedema?

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Lymphedema has long been recognized as a chronic, treatable — but incurable — condition in which excess lymph fluid accumulates in affected tissues and causes swelling, discomfort, and other related problems. It is frequently associated with life-saving treatments for potentially deadly diseases such as breast cancer. That’s because these treatments often include therapies such as biopsy or surgical removal of …

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COVID-19 and Lymphedema: What You Need to Know

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It would be an understatement to suggest that the current global crisis is merely unprecedented. Unparalleled, unheard-of…adjectives fail to convey the astounding nature of our situation. By now it’s hard to imagine anyone remains who is not aware of the threat of the novel coronavirus. But what is COVID-19, and how can you prevent coronavirus infection? And who is at …

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A New Way of Diagnosing Lymphedema?

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Recently, doctors involved in lymphedema research at Tomsk University, Siberia, announced a potential new method for diagnosing lymphedema. The method combines an imaging technology known as “multiphoton imaging” with sophisticated computing known as machine learning. Multiphoton imaging enables real-time analysis of living tissue, using near-infrared light. In essence, the technique allows scientists to look more deeply into skin tissue without …