Posts Tagged: surgery

Lymphedema affects tissue health, how your body fights an infection, and how it heals a wound. Because of this, it’s important to keep lymphedema in check and to treat any wound you may get carefully and promptly. What is lymphedema? Some people are born with a faulty lymphatic system, and may thus develop lymphedema (primary…

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Scar tissue management

Scars can affect people both physically and emotionally. Scars are areas of non-elastic tissue that replace normal tissue after surgery or injury. When a wound or incision heals, scar tissue should be minimal. Sometimes, however, as the tissue heals it sticks to underlying structures (e.g. muscle, tissue), stopping them from moving freely. This is called…

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