Treatment

Jane is qualified to treat adults with all types of lymphoedema, lipoedema and all elements of pre and post cosmetic surgery and liposuction. At an initial appointment, Jane will determine the cause of your swelling and advise on the treatment needed in accordance with your clinical symptoms, general wellbeing and lifestyle. Jane has the clinical expertise and experience to identify situations that contraindicate treatment, and advise, or refer on for medical opinion accordingly.

 

Treatment aims to:

  • Reduce swelling

  • Remove bruising and tenderness

  • Reduce / remove the pain, ache and heaviness affecting the swollen part

  • Improve mobility and function of the affected area

  • Prevent infection (cellulitis)

  • Educate to enable self-management around individual lifestyle

  • Provide advice and support with psychological and practical issues

Treatment can include some or all of the following components:

  • Manual lymphatic drainage (lymphatic massage)

  • Oncology massage

  • Lymphoedema bandaging

  • Kinesio taping

  • Compression garments

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