Lymphoedema / Lipoedema Evidence Based Treatment

Treatments and self management programmes offered include:

  • FG self lymphatic drainage massage*

  • Skin care

  • Lymphoedema exercise programmes

  • Individualised lipoedema exercise programmes

  • Overview of the evidence regarding dietary management for lymphatic disorders (to be further discussed with your dietician/ nutritionist)

  • General exercise and weight loss strategies

  • Provision of compression garments - including measurement for custom made garments

  • FG - Medical lymphatic drainage (MLD)*

  • Compression bandaging using Coban 2 technology or multilayered comprilan bandaging as required

  • Lymphatic taping using kinesiotape 

  • Laser therapy

  • Sequential Intermittent pneumatic compression “lymphapress” and Medirent biocompression or LX9

  • Fascial therapy

  • * Helen is trained in fluoroscopy guided MLD. This is the most evidenced based Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD) which has proven efficacy to improve MLD outcomes with reduced treatment time.

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