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Lymphoedema Head and Neck Cancer

I support the finding that head and neck cancer post-treatment lymphoedema needs to be managed.  See the brief write-up here. Swelling or surgery may likely affect the TMJ (jaw), neck and shoulder range, breathing comfort, etc. See a ‘specialist’ therapist for initial evaluation.

Neck Self Drainage video

This is a simple neck self manual lymphatic drainage by Heather in USA.  Click here to watch her youtube video demonstration.  Happy Holidays.

Understanding Lymphedema video

Dr Anna Towers (Canada) educates what lymphedema or lymphoedema is.  Click here to watch video.  Happy Christmas!

American Lymphedema

Met tireless Prof Jane Armer at the National Lymphedema Network conference, Dallas. Updates on the USA and American Lymphedema Framework, click here

Lymphedema in Elderly

Enlightening video by San Antonio STGEC Geriatrics & Gerontological + Palliative Medicine. Intended for health professionals. Click here for youtube video link

WA Cancer information

Specific to Western Australia- for providers, patients, etc.  WA Cancer and Palliative Network information, click here

Canada Lymphoedema link

Another resource for therapists should a client be visiting in Ontario.  Click  here for link.

GP and Lymphoedema

A UK GP’s perspective of lymphoedema.  Click here for the write-up online.
Note: I am in Dallas, USA for the  The National Lymphedema Network 2012 conference from 5-9 Sept 2012. I am so excited and looking forward to more learning.  Keep all updated next few posts.

Primary Lymphoedema

A write-up on Primary Lymphoedema from Joachim Zuther.  To be found on his blog, click here

Lymphatics

Simplified video about the lymphatics. A good start. Click here
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