Tired Aching Legs? Varicose Veins?

Tired Aching Legs? Varicose Veins?

New research shows that Compression Socks can make a REAL difference in leg health!  In a study conducted by the University Academic Hospital in the Netherlands, researchers concluded that in most cases, compression socks managed “to prevent the legs from swelling”...

What is Lymphedema?

What You Need to KnowLymphedema is a chronic condition that results from impaired flow of the lymphatic system. Lymphatic fluid accumulates in your tissues and causes swelling.It most often affects the limbs, but it can also cause swelling in other parts of the...

Lymphedema- Tips to prevent infection

Lymphedema is a condition that might occur after surgery and treatment of breast cancer. It can be a swelling of the axilla or armpit, the arm itself, the breast, or chest, on the same side that the surgery was done. This may be caused by the disruption of lymph flow...

Guidelines to reduce the risk of Lymphedema

Guidelines to reduce the risk of Lymphedema or for those who have had lymph nodes removed or radiation for breast surgery.   Avoid infection -Give blood in the non affected arm. Keep skin clean. Protect for scratches and cuts if possible. Avoid burns -Protect...