Posted by margie durham (220.127.116.11) on July 07, 2003 at 18:32:30:
In Reply to: Re: Lymphadema posted by margie durham on July 07, 2003 at 18:19:42:
: : : : : : : : Has anyone heard of lymphadema? A friend of mine has this and is having trouble finding treatment because it's so rare. Any suggestions??
: : : : : : : I am a physical therapist in PA. I am trained in treatment of Lymphadema. If you still need help, contact me and let me know the region you are in and i will try to help you locate a facility.
: : : : : : : Or, look up the national lymphadema network.
: : : : : Hi my name is sharon and i am 21 years old. i hve primery lymphdema since i was 9 years old.
: : : : : thisi snor so rare and i know more people who have this . there are ways to treat this
: : Yes My name is Robert Brown and I am looking for a
: : Lymphadema Massage Therapist in the Tulsa Oklahoma
: : area for my sister and hope that you may be able
: : to refer one.
: : Thanks
: : Robert Brown
I have lymphadema in both legs at the ankles and knees..I would like to talk with the therapist that answered this email that works in PA. There is a machine called the lymphadema pump.. It is a sleeve you put your legs in and it squeezes your legs but the swelling comes right back..How or would the massage be any differant ???? I hope to hear from you...Or anyone that can shed light on t his terrible problem..I hate it..I even wondered it you could have the fluid sucked out with lyposuction..Anything...I just hate it....
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