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Lymphedema

June 2022 Newsletter

2022-06-30T20:17:44+00:00June 30th, 2022|Breast Cancer, Exercise, Healthy Living, Injuries, Lymphedema, News, Sports Rehabilitation, Treatments, Wellness|

Your Mother was Right...Posture Does Matter Good posture leads to better health. It starts with proper alignment whether you are standing, sitting, exercising, using a mobile phone, and yes even sleeping.. Over the years, many of us have picked up some bad habits leading to neck and back pain. [...]

What’s the Difference? Lymphedema, Edma, and Lipedema

2022-06-30T19:52:13+00:00June 5th, 2022|Breast Cancer, Lymphedema, Treatments|

A diagnosis of lymphedema, edema, or lipedema can be overwhelming. The good news is treatment by a certified lymphedema specialist can reduce symptoms and improve quality of life. While the general rehabilitation plan for these three conditions are similar, actual treatment plans and therapy takes into account their differing complexities, nuances, and health of the [...]

Lymphedema Compact Pump Study for Legs at Garden Grove Office

2020-02-21T16:42:12+00:00January 21st, 2020|Cancer Rehabilitation, Lymphedema, News, Research, Uncategorized|

Pilot study of a compact pneumatic compression device for lymphedema Kim Marshall who is widely respected for her care and treatment of lymphedema patients is conducting a pilot study in our Garden Grove office with ResMed who is developing a pneumatic (air) compression device that may help improve the lives of people living with lymphedema. [...]

Academy Award Winning Actress Kathy Bates National Spokeswoman for Lymphedema

2017-07-21T12:52:52+00:00March 11th, 2015|Breast Cancer, Lymphedema|

Thank you Kathy for your support of lymphedema  We were very excited to see that Academy Award winning actress Kathy Bates recently announced on The Doctors that she is living with lymphedema and has become a national spokeswoman for LE&RN: Lymphatic Education and Research Network. Bates underwent a double mastectomy in 2009 along with the removal of what [...]

Home Lymphedema Pumps – Are they Beneficial?

2017-07-21T13:26:21+00:00February 17th, 2015|Lymphedema, Research|

A recent study conducted by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine and published in PLOS ONE found that “patients with swelling caused by cancer-associated lymphedema can both reduce the severity of the disease and the overall cost of medical care by taking therapeutic steps at home.” Kim Marshall, DPT, who has more than 10 years of experience [...]