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Joachim Zuther, Lymphedema Specialist. Read more
Lohmann Rauscher

Tactile Medical

Debunking Lymphedema Risk Reduction Behaviors: Not So Fast


I would like to thank Dr. Judith Nudelman for writing this article on the importance of practicing appropriate risk reduction for individuals affected by, or at risk of developing lymphedema.

Dr. Nudelman is an Associate Professor of Family Medicine, Clinical at Alpert Medical School, Brown University. She is also a Certified Lymphedema Therapist . . . → Read More: Debunking Lymphedema Risk Reduction Behaviors: Not So Fast

Lymphedema and Airline Travel


Commercial airline travel is fast, safe and convenient and in the vast majority of cases without any harmful health effects. However, the aircraft environment and other airline-travel related factors may cause certain stresses on the individual affected by lymphedema or the population at risk to develop lymphedema (latent lymphedema). This article is intended . . . → Read More: Lymphedema and Airline Travel

Lymphedema and Vacation


With the holidays around the corner some of you affected by lymphedema might be planning an extended road – or airplane trip. Getting to your destination may require hours of sitting, which causes a considerable slow down in the venous and lymphatic circulation, and fluid to pool in the extremities.

Air travel can be especially challenging . . . → Read More: Lymphedema and Vacation