October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month
20,000 people are diagnosed with breast cancer each year in Australia
Breast cancer is the 2nd most commonly diagnosed cancer (after Prostate Cancer)
20% of people with breast cancer will experience lymphoedema, often in the breast or arm.
Breast lymphoedema is often a hidden condition, not obvious and able to be concealed under clothing. Patients usually suffer in silence. Many believe it is just a “normal” conse...
With international borders reopening, many of us are thinking about and planning overseas holidays again!
Do you have lymphoedema or are at risk of lymphoedema?
If so, we have some advice for you on how to reduce your travel related risk factors that may exacerbate the condition. This may include wearing compression garments whilst flying.
What is Lymphoedema?
Lymphoedema is the accumulation of protein rich fluid in the tissues due to an impairment in the lymphatic...
June is Lipoedema Awareness Month.
Have you heard of the condition Lipoedema? Many health professionals are not aware of this condition and as a result many ...
March is Lymphoedema awareness month and our lymphoedema therapist Jessica Kyneur would like the opportunity to educate the community about a little known condition called "Lymphoedema".
It is estimated that 40,000 people in Australia and New Zealand are living with lymphoedema. Lymphoedema is the abnormal accumulation of protein rich fluid in the body as a result of an impairment in the lymphatic system. This build up of fluid usually results in swelling of one or more regio...