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Articles posted in February, 2016

Should I wear lymphedema compression garments while exercising?

Compression bandaging and garments can help reduce swelling due to lymphedema, but should patients wear lymphedema compression garments while exercising? People with lymphedema suffer from lymphatic insufficiency, an inability to effectively clear extravascular fluid from affected tissues. Consequently, anything that increases fluid volume in an affected area could cause symptom…