I have been intrigued and attracted by a few garments that were presented at the ALA Symposium in May and would like to share my thoughts with you on a few different products.
Did you know the Queensland Government provides financial assistance to low-income Queenslanders with a serious medical condition that requires the use of electricity for cooling or heating?
If you have lymphoedema and experience increased swelling during Summer it can become a real issue and restrict your quality of lifestyle. It also impact on whether you have the energy to do your regular exercise.
With Summer now in full swing, it is a tough time for most lymphies as the heat usually makes our swelling worse, Pam shares some great tips and ideas to support the management of your lymphoedema. Article by Pam O’Connor.
The use of apps has become commonplace with some health conditions, however, there are only a few apps available to support people with lymphoedema. Article by LAQ Health Professional Member, Dr Amanda Pigott and Megan Trevethan.
To remain healthy, it is vital for anyone with lymphoedema to understand the role good skin care management plays. This article provides guidance and helpful tips on what those with lymphoedema can do to keep their skin in tip top condition. Article by Maisie Hillman.
The heat is on again. In this article we look at how to stay cool and survive the sizzle of another Queensland Summer during the months of sky-high humidity.
Information on Bioflect – a specially designed and flexible garment that can be used as part of an overall plan for managing lymphoedema, lipoedema and auto immune conditions. Article by LAQ Professional Member, Susan Butcher.
In these times of social distancing and self-isolating you might find that you are not exercising or moving as much as you usually do. No matter how tedious it might be exercise is an essential part of keeping your lymphoedema in check.
The journey to diagnosis of Lymphoedema can be a long, painful, and drawn out process. The condition is still not fully understood across the entire medical sector which can make your search for a diagnosis both difficult and isolating.