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Go With The Flow-AMTA Massage Therapy Journal

By Carmen Recupero / August 24, 2016 / Comments Off on Go With The Flow-AMTA Massage Therapy Journal

Recent contributions to increased knowledge in the lymph system.  Pass it on for someone’s good health. https://www.amtamassage.org/articles/3/MTJ/detail/3529

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Content for Patient Info/Letter Regarding Bandages

By Carmen Recupero / April 15, 2016 / Comments Off on Content for Patient Info/Letter Regarding Bandages

If bandaging is part of your treatment, please bring your clean bandages rolled flat and tightly to each treatment session. If you choose to not wear shoes with your bandages and they are extremely soiled, you may need to purchase an alternate pair of bandages so that you can wash one and wear one.  You…

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Summary of Dr. Rockson’s presentation on Lipedema and Inflammation

By Carmen Recupero / May 17, 2015 / Comments Off on Summary of Dr. Rockson’s presentation on Lipedema and Inflammation

Dr. Stanley Rockson: The Lymphatic System: Inflammation & Lipedema The first International Symposium on lipedema was held in New York City on April 1st, 2015. Medical experts from around the world came together to share new research and hypotheses regarding the possible causes and treatment options for lipedema, a disease about which very little is…

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Breast Cancer Related Lymphedema

By Carmen Recupero / October 31, 2013 / Comments Off on Breast Cancer Related Lymphedema

Education and awareness are key to helping women understand the importance of after care if they are considering breast cancer treatment. What is Lymphedema? Lymphedema is a disorder of the lymphatic system affecting millions of Americans. When left untreated, lymphedema can become serious condition. It is particularly common among patients who have breast cancer surgery…

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Lymphedema Education: Specialty Store Helps Post-Surgery Patients

By Carmen Recupero / June 22, 2013 / Comments Off on Lymphedema Education: Specialty Store Helps Post-Surgery Patients

Education is an important part of preventing and treating lymphedema. Patients may not realize improperly fitting garments can be a contributing factor, especially after certain types of surgery such as lymph node removal and other breast cancer surgery: Following lymph node removal, patients can develop lymphedema, which causes the arm to swell. A poorly fitted…

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