Holiday Travel and Limb Swelling
The holidays are right around the corner, which means many will be traveling to visit their loved ones, or for those of you who are snow birds you’re heading home to the warm weather down
What to Do with Slow Healing Wounds
As we age, in the normal course, our body's ability to heal itself will slow. This is natural. This is where we may need additional help from specialty dressings. The number one cause of a
Why Diabetes Can Result in Hard to Heal Venous Ulcers in Patients with Chronic Lymphedema
CLICK HERE to read our full article on why diabetes can result in hard-to-heal venous ulcers in patients with chronic Lymphedema.
Breast Carcinoma-Associated Lymphedema
Disruption of the lymphatic circulation through breast carcinoma-associated axillary lymph node dissection, with or without radiation therapy, reportedly is the most common cause of lymphedema in developed countries. There is no cure for breast carcinoma-associated
Chronic Limb Swelling and Key Treatment Options
One of the most common misdiagnosed conditions is chronic swelling; edema. For those of you who experience swelling, or a feeling of heaviness, aching, or painful fluid retention in a limb on a daily basis,
Cervical Cancer and Limb Swelling
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Comparing Different Treatment Options for Lymphedema
Are you currently looking at various options in treating your chronic swelling?CLICK HERE for a detailed whitepaper comparing the Flexitouch System vs. The Bio Compression 3008 System.
Combined Modality Treatment of Lymphedema
CLICK HERE to read the full white paper on the modality treatment of Lymphedema using the Reid Sleeve and the BioCompression/Optiflow System
Best Practices for the Prevention and Treatment of Venous Ulcers
Brian Kunimoto, MD, FRCPC; Maureen Cooling, RN, ET;Wayne Gulliver, MD, BMSc, FRCPC; PamelaHoughton, BSc, PT, PhD; Heather Orsted, RN, BN, ET; and R. Gary Sibbald, MD, FRCPC In recent years, the Canadian Association of Wound
Compression Devices: Effective treatment for limb swelling
Many individuals attempt to manage their limb swelling through various treatments such as compression stockings, exercise, diuretics, and elevation with little or no results. Limb swelling, also known as edema, may be a symptom of