Posts in the ‘Healthcare Professionals’ Category

Ways to mind yourself following breast cancer- lymphoedema

Breast Cancer No matter what stage of your breast cancer journey you are at, whether it following a diagnosis, in the middle of treatment or 10 years post diagnosis, it can be a scary place sometimes.  I have spoken about survivorship before and how difficult it can be to live with issues post diagnosis and

Odd socks for sock it to lymphoedema

Lymphoedema Awareness Week

March March is lymphoedema awareness week. How to raise awareness Wear odd socks like the ladies at Wellbeing Technique and upload your images to social media using the following hastags   Hastags #lymphoedemaawareness #lymphoedema #sockit #sockittolymphoedema @BritishLymph @lymphsupport #LAw2018 @LymphIreland Need more information Contact Sasha at Wellbeing Techniques to find out about lymphoedema and how to

What is Manual Lymph Drainage?

What is Manual Lymph Drainage?

What is this thing you call Manual Lymph Drainage? So conversation generally starts out with “So what is it you do? ” I answer Manual Lymph Drainage or MLD They ask “What’s that then?” And now the eyes take on a glazed look as I try to start explaining it. It not easy to explain in one

I needed education too

As a healthcare professional I needed education on lymphoedema too.

Lymphoedema is out there and yet so few healthcare professional know that much about it. I have to say that I myself had a very poor understanding of the condition and its associated issues before I trained as a Manual Lymph Drainage therapist. I used to think sure” your arm is only a little swollen, there’s no

25th Sept -1st OCtober 2017 Cancer Week

Cancer Week Ireland

Cancer week Ireland starts on Monday the 25th September find out about the many difference events that are planned for the week. Including Living Well With Cancer: The National Conference for Cancer Survivorship 2017 Living with Secondary Cancer – What Happens Now That It’s Back? A Conversation About Cancer Rehabilitation This week aims to raise awareness