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Lyphedema (Swelling) after Prostate Surgery - Unusual? by Rabbi Ed . Posted Mon 10 Aug 2009 12:01am Q. I had prostate surgery in December 2007. Almost immediately my legs began to swell and have swollen ever since. There are times when it is worse than others. Is this a common thing? And is there any procedure that can take care of this problem which has been called "lymphedema"? --Louis R. A.It’s hard to know how to treat the lym ... Read on »
Natural Practitioner provides Lymph Drain Massage Therapy to Reduce Lymphatic Pain and Lymphedema Swelling after Cancer Surgery by Melissa G. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sat 19 Jan 2013 7:20pm Recently, I was interviewed by to learn more about lymphatic massage therapy and the option this therapy presents for cancer patients.  I wanted to share the interview here for folks to read. is an amazing resource for cancer patients and their families with great information about integrative cancer care .  ... Read on »
Heal Fast: Increase the Speed of Surgery Recovery Naturally with Diet & Supplementation by Melissa G. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sat 13 Sep 2008 11:47pm Surgery recovery and speedy healing has been a topic of recent discussion with a few friends. Invasive or non-invasive surgery still has similar impact on the body and puts stress and trauma on the body. Naturally, it is required for us to help the body heal, post-surgery with a healthy, nutritional diet and proper supplementation. Wh ... Read on »
Avoiding Tummy Tuck Swell Hell. by Dr. John D. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Fri 23 Oct 2009 12:00am One of the most common points of mutual complaint on the tummy tuck internet forums is post Tummy Tuck “Swell Hell.” This refers to the tendency of patients after tummy tuck surgery to swell in the abdomen and flanks. It can last months, but planning can make it less severe or avoid it entirely. The patients most plagued by the problem ... 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 »
Homeopathic arnica found to be an effective post-operative aid by Dr. John B. Medical Doctor Posted Tue 16 Sep 2008 6:54am 1 Comment Arnica is perhaps one of the best known homeopathic remedies, and is generally recommended when there has been some trauma to the body. Arnica is often advised, say, after someone has had a fall to reduce pain and swelling. And another occasion where it might be advised is after surgery. In a recent study the effects of arnica in the post-operati ... Read on »
Ways to Reduce Post-Op Swelling with Laser Therapy and Lymphatic Drainage in St Petersburg, Fl by Melissa G. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Wed 01 Aug 2012 6:18am Best Post Operative Recovery Program to Reduce Swelling As a lymphatic therapist, I work with a variety of clients suffering for a variety of ailments, disorders, diseases and varying stages of surgery recovery. Many of my clients have post operative swelling that is impairing their road to healing and often impedes the work they a ... Read on »
plastic surgery San Diego: What Happens During and after Liposuction by Eastlakecosmeticsurgery Posted Wed 04 Aug 2010 4:46am For women all over the world weight is there biggest self-esteem barrier. Some may think they are too large and others too thin but most have one area where they wish was slimmer than it is. Generally this area is the thighs, hips, buttocks, arms, and or abdomen area. This is what makes liposuction the most popular procedure in all Am ... Read on »
Lymphatic Drainage Massage is the Best Way to Heal Facial Brusing after Surgery for Dental Work, Face LIfts, Neck Liposuction, C by Melissa G. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Mon 17 Sep 2012 9:19am Frequently we receive calls from plastic surgeons, nurses and outpatient surgery centers who focus on medically necessary and cosmetic surgery on the face regarding lymphatic drainage massage post surgery, post liposuction, post face lift, post dental work and post nose job surgery.  Daily they send their patients to our wellness center for lymp ... Read on »
Surgery Recovery: Best ways to promote natural healing and a speedier recovery by Melissa G. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 9:16pm A very close friend of mine underwent an extensive surgery that has her seeking assistance on how to heal faster, reduce the bruising and inflammation at her surgery sites. This tool kit of the best supplements, vitamins, minerals and natural products can have a very positive impact on the rate of healing you or your loved ones experien ... Read on »