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Lymphoedema

Physiotherapy

Lymphoedema is a swelling of the limbs, head or trunk that can occur following treatment for cancer or other conditions, or can be due to a congenital abnormality. It is a chronic progressive condition that, once diagnosed, needs proper clinical assessment, plus advice and education regarding the monitoring and management of swelling.

 

At Monkstown Physiotherapy we have the expertise to assess your individual signs and symptoms of Lymphoedema, and provide a plan of action for you to follow to minimise infection, improve your tissue condition and maximise the reduction and effective ongoing maintenance of your swelling.

Treatments Include

 

  • Manual Lymphatic Drainage

  • Simple Lymphatic Drainage

  • Assessment for Compression Garments

  • Appropriate Exercise Prescription

  • Skin Care Advice

  • Multi-Layer Bandaging

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