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Signs Of Lymphoedema?

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Lymphoedema can occur as a result of cancer treatment. Swollen Arm, Hand, Leg Or Foot? Heavy Limb? Swelling Worse At The End Of Day? Have You Had Surgery And/Or Radiotherapy?  Lymphoedema is a treatable and manageable condition.

What is Lymphoedema?

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This medical condition is an accumulation of protein rich fluid in the tissues below the skin. This oedema or swelling occurs when lymph fluid cannot drain away. This condition should be treated by a medically trained Clinical Specialist in Lymphoedema   What Is Lymph ? The lymphatic system is made up of organs such as […]

Physical Therapy

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Physical therapy is a hands-on approach to musculaskeletal health,for the treatment or management of pain, injury and impaired movement by using massage, myofascial techniques, joints mobilisations and exercises. Physical therapy is suitable for everyone, from children to international athletes. Treating complaints from tension headaches to post op and rehabilitation. We do not use machines – […]

MLD – Manual Lymphatic Drainage

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Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD). This is a slow rhythmical massage style treatment that cleans up the tissue and reduces swelling. This is a total body detox. Manual Lymph Drainage aims to redirect fluid from swollen areas to healthy lymphatic vessels, transporting it back to the normal circulatory system . With gentle, light but precise hand […]

Cording Aka Axillary Web Syndrome

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Cording may happen after breast cancer surgery. Cording is Lymphatic vessels which attach to the scar, as the wound heals the fascia gets tighter as it goes down the arm.  This gives the effect of a cord hence the name cording. It looks like a guitar string, may feel uncomfortable and even painful. Generally, it […]