Lymphedema is a term used to describe the swelling that occurs when the lymphatic system is not doing one of its main jobs: Removal of water and protein from the body tissues. This can occur for two reasons: Developmental abnormalities of the lymphatic system (primary lymphedema) Damage to the lymphatic system from surgery, radiation, the […]

There is some quiet excitement here at the Lewisville Massage Therapy Clinic. We’ve discovered a revolutionary treatment for swelling, injury, and soft tissue pain. The HIVAMAT 200™ is a state-of-the-art device… FDA approved… German technology. Here is a short list of what the HIVAMAT 200™ can do for you- Treat swelling due to many conditions […]

In the last two years we discovered that the single most significant factor in staying healthy (meaning no colds, allergies, no more achy joints, and one bout of flu in two years) and feeling our best was the food we ate. Yes, this is a body work blog. We have been doing that for 25 […]

by richard on January 13, 2015

The role of bandaging (Compression Therapy) in reducing swelling (managing Lymphedema) In the last year I have worked with several clients who have presented with swelling. Why the swelling was there (lots of reasons) and how your lymphatic system works is something I’ll cover in greater detail later. The folks mentioned below would have been […]