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Introduction to the Lymph Logic Podcast

Lymph Logic is devoted to the care of the lymphatic system.

Emotions and Lymphedema

In this podcast we discuss the emotional support of lympedema patients to manage their conditions.

Early Warning Signs and Symptoms

We discuss early warning signs to watch for if you suspect you are developing lymphedema.

Pain and Lymphedema

We discuss pain. Normally lymphedema does not cause pain, however there may be certain situations that cause pain. We detail those few situations.

Q&A Coping with Lymphedema

Common questions related to coping with lymphedema.

Lymphedema Treatment Act

Discusses legislation that has the potential to help lymphedema patients with the care they need to live a productive life.

Reviewing the signs and symptoms of lymphedema

Discusses the potential signs and symptoms of lymphedema. The listener will become aware of what to look for in either the upper or lower body. This podcast is important for ...

Lymphedema Risk Following Surgical Treatment

In this podcast we discuss common risks factors following the removal of lymph nodes and radiation on the lymphatic system.

Book Review

Here we discuss the complete Lymphedema management and nutrition guide by Jean Lamantia, and Ann Dimenna.

Self-Care Exercise

This podcast will cover some very simple, yet effective exercises to help with lymph drainage, and they don’t require a gym membership.

Navigating the “VOID” Following Treatment

If you have been through cancer treatments or other medical treatments caused by severe illness. You know about “The Void.” Your daily/weekly regiment of treatments are done, maybe you rang ...

Chronic Edema

In this podcast we discuss the effects of Chronic edema and what to do about it.

Axillary Web Syndrome (Cording)

In this podcast we discuss AWS, how to recognize it and what to do about it. Mary shares her personal story regarding this condition. 

Questions to Discuss with Your Physician

Anita and Mary discuss what to ask you Physician and care team for and serves as a guide to understanding the phases of lymphedema treatment.

Understanding Lymph Circulation Lower

Learn about important lymphatic anatomy of the lower body, which includes Watersheds and  abdominal lymph collectors and other vital lymphatic structures. We break down the lymphatics so that one better understands how ...

Understanding Lymph Circulation Upper

Learn about important lymphatic anatomy of the upper body, which includes Watersheds, and various other specifics. We break down the lymphatics so that one better understands how the lymph system ...

Complete Decongestive Therapy (CDT) Care Phase 2

The goal of phase 2 is to maintain all the benefits gained from Phase 1, however in this phase you are expected to take care of your lymphedema independently, while ...

Complete Decongestive Therapy (CDT) Care Phase 1

Although there is no cure for lymphedema, that doesn’t mean that you still can’t live your best life.  The Phase 1 your care is under the supervision of a therapist. ...

Tools, Tricks, and Machines

Living with lymphedema is time consuming, but in this podcast we share life “hacks” to manage lymphedema so you can get on with the business of living your best life.

Personal Exercise

Exercise is an important part of your lymphedema management.  It increases circulation and removal of lymphatic fluid from the skin. In this podcast we discuss various exercises which can if ...

Daily Care Practices

Lymphedema will affect many aspects of your life. However, we teach you how to care for yourself, from protecting your skin, to getting compression garments on and off. We want ...

MLD Facts vs. Fallacies

As Certified Lymphedema Therapists we want you to have the facts about what MLD can and can’t do for you. Once armed with facts you will be better prepared to ...

Acute vs. Chronic Inflammation

Acute vs Chronic inflammation are important considerations for people with lymphedema. The greatest reason is to determine if the lymphedema is getting worse. In this discussion the common causes of ...

Asthma

Asthma is a chronic condition of the lungs but did you know lymphedema can also make asthma worse? We discuss signs of symptoms of when to seek the help of ...

CHF

In this episode we discuss what CHF is and how it compares to lymphedema. Additionally, suggestions for the treatment of CHF and lymphedema is examined. 

Leg & Foot Care

Knowing how to prevent damage to your feet or lower extremities will protect you from encountering. We will discuss how to care for your feet, kinds of shoes, socks and ...

Air Travel Considerations

Changes in fluid production can occur when the external pressures exerted on a limb are changed, such as the cabin pressure in a plane. We discuss how to care for ...

Diet Suggestions

Everyone knows the benefits of eating a healthy diet, but did you know that some foods actually can worsen lymphedema. Diet is a non-surgical intervention that can go a long ...

Surgery Options

Let’s face it having lymphedema is frustrating and can be demoralizing. Current surgical options are available and, in this podcast, we discuss three surgical techniques which might bring some relief ...

Temperature Extremes

Having lymphedema requires one to pay attention to all the seasons. In this podcast we provide suggestions to help you care for lymphedema no matter what the temperature is doing. 

YIKES! Cellulitis!

Recognizing the signs and symptoms of cellulitis might save your life if you have lymphedema. Listen to this podcast to find our more and to enhance your ability to spot ...

Risks Part 3 – Infection, Blood Draws, IV’s

In this podcast we continue talking about how to prevent and recognize different kinds of infection which can lead to lymphedema or a worsening of lymphedema. Erysipelas an acute dermal ...

Risks Part 2 – Acupressure & Deep Tissue Massage

In this podcast we discuss where fluid is located and how Chinese medicine mentions conditions which contributes to the development of LE. Additional theories about energy and skin considerations with ...

Risks Part 1 – Constrictive Clothing

In this podcast we discuss general precautions for arm and hands, and leg and foot with respect to clothing, jewelry and garment, as well as offer tips and tricks to ...

Avoid Skin Injury Part 2

Includes precautions with constrictive clothing, Deep Tissue Massage, Lifting objects, and exercise.

Avoid Skin Injury Part 1

We discuss abrasions, burns, bruises, insect bites, animal bits, thorns, household dangers.

Risk Precautions

What are the risk factors for the body. Precautions and rational for care to affected areas. When you should and shouldn’t be concerned about self-harm.

Skin Care

The importance of skin care, how to monitor for changes, tips and tricks.

A Healthy Lymphatic System

What is a healthy lymphatic system?

Possible Treatment Options

Who to seek out for appropriate treatment and types of possible treatment options.

Symptoms of Lymphedema

How do you know or suspect that you have Lymphedema or that it is coming on? We present possible scenarios of how and when it might present.

Causes of Lymphedema

How does someone get Lymphedema?  We discuss what causes Lymphedema. When it may appear. What to do if you are concerned you may have it.

Intro to Lymph System and MLD

What is MLD (Manual Lymph Drainage)? We breakdown Acronym Ignorance (AI) and define the topic to educate and clarify. The process for locating an appropriate therapist for the purpose of ...
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