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What kind of exercises are ok if I have lymphedema?
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In brief: Lymphedema
Check out www.Lymphnet.
Org the national lymphedema network's site.

In brief: Lymphedema
Check out www.Lymphnet.
Org the national lymphedema network's site.
Dr. Kathryn Wagner
Dr. Kathryn Wagner
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Dr. Norman Chideckel
Surgery - Vascular
In brief: Lymphedema
All types of exercise is good The key factor is to use compression stockings

In brief: Lymphedema
All types of exercise is good The key factor is to use compression stockings
Dr. Norman Chideckel
Dr. Norman Chideckel
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Dr. Vasu Brown
Wound care
In brief: Streching and relax
Lymph -unlike our blood, lymphatic fluid does not use the heart as a pump.
Lymph transport (or drainage) primarily depends upon the contraction of skeletal muscles—thus the importance of exercise. A body which is not moving will begin to stagnate in more ways than one! - begin streching the opposite side from affected side first - only after to open other side the drainage will work on affected.

In brief: Streching and relax
Lymph -unlike our blood, lymphatic fluid does not use the heart as a pump.
Lymph transport (or drainage) primarily depends upon the contraction of skeletal muscles—thus the importance of exercise. A body which is not moving will begin to stagnate in more ways than one! - begin streching the opposite side from affected side first - only after to open other side the drainage will work on affected.
Dr. Vasu Brown
Dr. Vasu Brown
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Dr. Vasu Brown
Wound care
In brief: Wrap
Learn how to massage to drain lymph and need to do multilayer wraping called - complex decongestive therapy and reset lymphatics with pulsed electromagnetic therapy.

In brief: Wrap
Learn how to massage to drain lymph and need to do multilayer wraping called - complex decongestive therapy and reset lymphatics with pulsed electromagnetic therapy.
Dr. Vasu Brown
Dr. Vasu Brown
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