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Swelling In Polycystic Kidney Disease: Causes And Treatment by Pkd Z. Facebook Posted Mon 16 Dec 2013 8:21am   Although swelling ( edema ) is not so common in Polycystic Kidney Disease, compared with other symptoms, like proteinuria, high blood pressure, etc, recently, there also have some patients complain that edema appears in their feet, ankle, face and other parts of the body. For those patients, to find the root causes and effective treatments are ... Read on »
Liposuction Lymphatic Drainage Massage to Minimize Swelling, Promote Healing & Reduce Scarring by Melissa G. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sun 04 Mar 2012 8:58am Post Operative Care for Liposuction At Healthy Being Wellness Center, we specialize in a post operative recovery therapy that is extremely effective for our clients who have recently had liposuction. We see our clients within days of their liposuction and begin the process of healing that is required for them to get back to the ... Read on »
Update on my swelling by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 19 Feb 2009 5:29pm For the past 10 days I've been in therapy for swelling. My body weight peaked at 190 or 28 pounds over my normal weight. The weight is due to excess body fluids that cause the swelling. I've lost half of that weight (my weight today at the therapist's office was 176 pounds. The therapist wraps my legs up to my groin to compress the legs and force ... Read on »
Kinesio Taping for Lymphoedema and Chronic Swelling in St. Petersburg FL 33702 by Melissa G. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Mon 24 Jan 2011 10:55am As a Lymph Therapist, weekly I work with clients who are experiencing swelling and fluid retention in their extremities. One of the modalities or therapies I will add to their lymphedema program is specific kinesio taping to reduce the accumulation of excessive amounts of protein-rich fluid in the body tissues. Lymphatic dysfunction, as we re ... Read on »
What Is Inflammation And How Does It Cause Pain? by jasmine a. Patient Expert Posted Fri 25 Jul 2008 12:00am I've got a great article for you today about the "hidden cause" of so many diseases and conditions like chronic pain, heart disease, stroke, alzhiemers and others. If you suffer from any type of ache or pain, whether it's big or small, acute or chronic, or if you want to learn about how you can reverse and prevent damage ca ... Read on »
What are the Causes and Treatment of Swollen Feet? by matsalyhr Posted Wed 14 Sep 2011 5:53am Swollen feet are a medical condition characterised by presence of excessive fluids in the tissue. It can sometime lead to increase in weight as swelling of body parts takes place. It is also known as oedema. Generally, the force of gravity pulls the fluid down to the lower body parts like ankles and feet hence causing them to swell abruptly. T ... Read on »
Ankle Sprains Improve with Swelling Control by Dr. Marybeth Crane Facebook Posted Tue 16 Aug 2011 12:47pm Ankle pain is no fun especially on a great summer vacation. And it never fails, that you sprain your ankle getting off the plane just as you start your vacation. So what's the best thing you can do? Follow the RICE principle...Rest, Ice, Compress, Elevate. After an injury, the first thing you will notice is swelling and pain. Rest will redu ... Read on »
What Causes Muscle Pain and Muscle Soreness After Exercise - What is DOMS? by Tom H. Patient Expert Posted Wed 18 Nov 2009 10:01pm Delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS) describes a phenomenon of muscle pain, muscle soreness or muscle stiffness that is felt 12-48 hours after exercise, particularly at the beginning of a new an exercise program, after a change in sports activities, or after a dramatic increase in the duration or intensity of exercise. This muscle pain is a ... Read on »
Why Am I Still Swelling? by Dr. Marybeth Crane Facebook Posted Mon 25 Mar 2013 9:30am We hear this question after almost every post op patient or any patient who has had a moderate to severe injury.  And as I tell my patients preop, expect swelling.  And I’m really not kidding when I say it will take 6-8 months or more to stop swelling after bunion surgery ; at least a year for any major reconstructive surgery.  But the question ... Read on »
Ailments Caused By Chemical Exposure by Jan Posted Fri 09 Oct 2009 10:04pm Chemical exposure includes many varieties of substances, including biological agents, mineral dusts, nitrogen compounds, metals, pesticides, plastics, rubber, solvents, asphyxiates and sulfur compounds. Some of the more dangerous chemicals a person can be exposed to are as follows: 0. Ethylene glycol ether: A solvent used in heavy industry and ... Read on »