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Compression for Lymphedema

Recent research shows that compression is effective for lymphedema. This is good news, because there are a number of conditions that can cause lymphedema, including cancer, cancer treatments, certain surgeries, and infections. The Lymphatic System Your lymphatic system is a critical part of your immune system. The lymph running through it distributes proteins to your Read more…


Compression Therapy: Wellness as Well as Recovery?

A video titled “The Physics of Venous Drainage” on the website of the American Venous Forum features Sergio Gianesini, MD, saying, “The calf muscle is considered a peripheral heart that propels the venous blood back to the lungs in order to be detoxified and re-oxygenated.” What an elegant way to describe why running and even Read more…