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Will yoga help people with lymphedema?

3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Norman Chideckel
Surgery - Vascular

In brief: Yoga

Exercise including yoga is of benefit with lymphedema as it improves fluid return back towards heart

In brief: Yoga

Exercise including yoga is of benefit with lymphedema as it improves fluid return back towards heart
Dr. Norman Chideckel
Dr. Norman Chideckel
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Dr. Vasu Brown
Wound care

In brief: Hatha yoga

Hatha yoga stretch will help.

In brief: Hatha yoga

Hatha yoga stretch will help.
Dr. Vasu Brown
Dr. Vasu Brown
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Dr. Vasu Brown
Wound care

In brief: It might

Use hatha yoga - the streching action will help.

In brief: It might

Use hatha yoga - the streching action will help.
Dr. Vasu Brown
Dr. Vasu Brown
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In brief: Yes

Make sure you do it right with proper instruction and group support.
It won't help if you hurt yourself while attempting some moves that are not appropriate. This is a case where too much of a good thing may not be good.

In brief: Yes

Make sure you do it right with proper instruction and group support.
It won't help if you hurt yourself while attempting some moves that are not appropriate. This is a case where too much of a good thing may not be good.
Dr. George T Tsai
Dr. George T Tsai
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