What is lymphoedema?
What causes lymphoedema?
Are there other causes?
What are the effects of lymphoedema?
What is the treatment?
Elevation of the limb
Compression bandages or stockings
External Pneumatic Compression (EPC)
What about surgery?
How can I help myself?
- Wear your compression stockings every day from morning to night.
- Elevate your legs whenever possible.
- Take plenty of exercise and don’t put on weight.
- Keep the skin in good condition by using plenty of moisturising cream to prevent dryness.