Self Management

Self-Management Research has identified early detection and treatment of lymphoedema may minimise lymphoedema and provide the best results. Therefore, it is important to look after the affected body part promptly. Self-management techniques: Maintain a healthy weight....

Coping With Lymphoedema

Coping With Lymphoedema A diagnosis of lymphoedema can cause both physical and emotional disruption in your life. In the early stages it is not unusual to be asking “Why did this happen to me?” and these thoughts can bring on a range of emotions such as anger, anxiety...

Public Health Services

Public Health Services Information about the public health system and related services. If you have lymphoedema and hold a Medicare card you are eligible to use Queensland’s free health care system. However, it’s important to note that not all of Queensland’s Public...

Links

Links Resource links for additional information. Organisation & Networks Australasian Lymphology Association The Lymphie Life UK – Lymphoedema Support Network USA – National Lymphedema Network   Brochures & Resources Lyphoedema Association...

Mobile Apps for Lymphoedema

  Article by LAQ Health Professional Member, Dr Amanda Pigott and Megan Trevethan, from the Occupational Therapy Department, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane look into the apps currently available as a tool for management of lymphoedema. Many health professionals...