Bauerfeind Medical Blog

Edema

Swelling in various parts of the body, from injury or inflammation, including veins, arms and legs. A build-up of fluid in the tissue is known as oedema. Unfortunately, oedema can go undetected for quite a while before there is an onset of pain. But, the progression of oedema can effectively be slowed down through the help of compression and therapy at early stages! Equip yourself with the knowledge on how to recognise oedema earlier, and how to manage it in different parts of the body.

Edema Therapy

Lymphedema

Lymphedema

It is extremely important for the regular functioning of our immune system. Blockage in these paths can lead to lymphatic congestion (build-up of fluid). This condition is often referred to as Lym...

Lymphedema After Breast Cancer

Lymphedema After Breast Cancer

In small cases of breast cancer surgery (Mastectomy), the lymphatic system may be damaged. Swelling of the arms and hands occurs as a direct result of lymphatic injury.

Lipedema

Lipedema

Lipoedema or lipedema is the condition which results in the uneven deposition of fat under the skin. A patient suffering from Lipoedema usually has disproportionate lower bodies, typically large th...

Elephantiasis

Elephantiasis

A patient suffering from this congestion can have excess fluid build-up affect the legs in particular. When this builds up to a severe point, the patient can often develop the disease Elephantiasis...

Exercise And Stretching To Get The Muscles Pumping And Filtering The Fluid Out Of The Soft Tissue