Lymphoedema Western Australia
A blog diary of events, meetings, ideas and information to share and interact with therapists interested in management of lymphoedema in Perth and around Western Australia . Other interests as well.
Posted on June 28, 2019
Lymphoedema, also spelt as Lymphedema has been identified as an under-recognised medical problem because not much is known as how widespread is the problem. Personally, like other researchers, I faced issues attempting to seek research funding for lymphoedema studies as prevalence data especially of the non-cancer origin was generally lacking. I am so glad that this issue is finally over! There has been a break through of an immense scale. (more…)
Posted on January 5, 2017
Posted on February 1, 2013
I support the finding that head and neck cancer post-treatment lymphoedema needs to be managed. See the brief write-up here. Swelling or surgery may likely affect the TMJ (jaw), neck and shoulder range, breathing comfort, etc. See a ‘specialist’ therapist for initial evaluation.