Lymphoedema Awareness Month

Platinum Physio Windsor

What is Lymphoedema?

Lymphoedema refers to tissue swelling/ changes due to a decreased capacity of the lymphatic system to remove protein rich lymph fluid. This can occur due to damage to the lymphatic system, such as post cancer, or venous insufficiency.

Signs of Lymphoedema

  • Swelling of part or all of the arm or leg, including fingers or toes
  • A feeling of heaviness or tightness
  • Restricted range of motion
  • Recurring infections (cellulitis) 
  • Hardening and thickening of the skin (fibrosis)

How can Platinum Physio help you?

From assessment, diagnosis, to treatment, and management, our lymphoedema therapists will tailor the session to your needs.

  • Education and advice
  • Exercise
  • Compression
  • Manual lymphatic drainage
  • Pumps
  • Low level laser

Interested in learning more?

APA Risk Reduction and Early Intervention:




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