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Chronic Venous Insufficiency Treatments to Reduce Swelling in Legs, Ankles and Calves that Helps Health Leg Ulcers at Healthy Be by Melissa G. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Thu 21 Feb 2013 8:08am Many of our lymphedema cases at Healthy Being Wellness Center involve Chronice Venous Insufficiency (CVI). We often see immediate and long lasting effects from our lymphedema treatments for these cases as the therapy reduces the burden on the vascular system. In Chronic Venous Insufficieny, the venous system fails to return sufficient b ... Read on »
Can Compression Socks Reduce Lower Leg Swelling and Pains? by Neil Kao Medical Doctor Posted Sat 13 Jun 2009 12:26am Compression socks were used only by those were post-leg surgery, had varicose veins, were diabetic, or who took long airplane trips. Very recently, athletes began using compression socks during competitions. They are particularly popular among long distance runners. Searching on websites using terms like compression sock produces very variable re ... Read on »
Ebook: Lymphedema Management - How To Manage Lymphedema, Leg Swelling and Edema from Cancer, Vascular Insufficiency, Bug Bites, by Melissa G. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Tue 28 Jan 2014 1:02pm In thinking about how I can further help my community and reach out to more individuals who are managing Lymphedema across the US and in other countries it became clear that I needed to educate the masses.  I call it my "One to Many" approach and this year I have set forth in taking steps to educate and reach more people facing Lymphedema diagnos ... Read on »
ALS and Lymphedema, Leg Swelling and Lymphatic Drainage - Ways to Manage the Progression of Swollen Legs and Limbs by Melissa G. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Fri 12 Apr 2013 7:01am Recently I had the honor of beginning a lymphatic drainage protocol on an individual with an early onset of ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease) related Lymphedema in his legs. ALS is a restrictive and progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord. As the nerves are impacted so are the muscles and ult ... Read on »
My Personal Experience with Itching Disorders by Neil Kao Medical Doctor Posted Sun 24 May 2009 11:25pm I have been frequently I ever know what it is like to have allergies? No, not allergic rhinitis (hayfever). My wife has severe allergies, as do most of my family. So I have lived with the sneezing, red eyes, nose blowing, and need for (OTC and prescription) meds my entire life. Now, with regard to itchy skin disorders, I think I have direct e ... Read on »
GRAVES’ DISEASE by Stephanie S. Jewett Posted Fri 05 Mar 2010 12:00am Mar 05           Graves’ disease is one of the most common autoimmune diseases, affecting 13 million people and targeting women seven times as often as men.  Patients with Graves’ disease produce an excessive amount of thyroid hormone.  It is a type of autoimmune disease in ... Read on »
Skin Rash: Skin rashes are common and due to many factors ranging from serious diseases or allergic by Danny & Susan S. Health Maven Posted Mon 26 Jan 2009 3:39pm Skin rashes come in all shapes and sizes and have many different causes, ranging from an allergic reactions to rashes caused from bites and stings. Skin rashes are mostly temporary and self-limiting and with a little tender love and care, most skin rashes can be treated quickly and easily. However, there are some medical conditions that presen ... Read on »
Article Series--Lower Leg Injuries and Exercise, Part 2 by Mark D. Healthy Living Professional Posted Fri 09 May 2008 11:33am Shin splints are much more than shin soreness. Shin soreness happens through overuse of your shins during training. Soreness can be treated with the R.I.C.E.R. principle (REST, ICE, COMPRESSION, ELEVATION, REFERRAL FOR MEDICAL ASSISTANCE). Shin splints refer to a medical condition called Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome (MTSS). Problems with y ... Read on »
Article Series--Lower Leg Injuries and Exercise, Part 2 by Mark D. Healthy Living Professional Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 7:30pm Shin splints are much more than shin soreness. Shin soreness happens through overuse of your shins during training. Soreness can be treated with the R.I.C.E.R. principle (REST, ICE, COMPRESSION, ELEVATION, REFERRAL FOR MEDICAL ASSISTANCE). Shin splints refer to a medical condition called Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome (MTSS). Proble ... Read on »
Lower Leg (Peroneal) Tendonosis: Part II by Doug K. Patient Expert Posted Thu 22 Oct 2009 10:00pm In my last post, I covered the Five Keys to Solving Lower Leg (Peroneal) Tendonosis and I mentioned at the end of that article that I would describe a few drills. Just as a reminder, the drill selection is driven by at least three things: the nature of the injury (tissue or tissues involved), the severity and irritability or what we refer to a ... Read on »