Posts in the ‘Infection’ Category

Wellbeing Techniques at Fashion Show Wexford Harbour Boat and Tennis club

Friday 18th of May 2018 Wellbeing Techniques attended the fashion show in Wexford Harbour Boat and Tennis club. https://www.facebook.com/wellbeingtechniques/videos/1664583050285811/ Local businesses We were delighted to join local boutiques, jewellery makers and millinery at the event. Wellbeing Techniques is a specialist clinic based in Wexford Providing Manual Lymph Drainage (MLD) treatment. MLD is used to treat

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

Sinusitis and tretment

Sinusitis an issue?

Why clients attend Wellbeing Techniques? Clients attend Wellbeing Techniques for many different reasons . These can include being unwell, living with chronic life long condition to general wellbeing. One of these health issues is sinusitis. If you have been fortunate enough not to ever have suffered from sinusitis count yourself lucky. For those who have experienced sinusitis,

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

Cellulitis

Lymphoedema has other causes such as Cellulitis

Lymphoedema is normally associated with Breast Cancer as a result of their treatment, yet this accounts for only an eighth of the estimated 240,000 or more Britons living with lymphoedema, says Professor Peter Mortimer, a consultant dermatologist at St George’s Hospital, London. Cellulitis can cause damage to the lymphatic system which results in lymphoedema.  

Cellulitis and lymphoedema can go hand in hand sometimes

Lymphoedema patients have a risk of developing cellulitis- Update on treatment for cellulitis.

It is so important to know the signs & symptoms of cellulitis. Anybody with lymphoedema has a higher risk of developing cellulitis. Know the signs & treatment for cellulitis. Awareness is needed, remind your medical healthcare provider about the revised guidelines on how to treat the condition. http://www.thebls.com/the-bls/professional-and-patients/cellulitis-in-lymphoedema/  

Tackling the heat with lymphoedema

Beat the Heat with these Lymphedema Summer Safety Tips!

Since it’s halfway through summer, I figured it was a great time for a refresher post on lymphedema summer safety! Although the sun may feel good, it has the potential to create a lot of problems for us lymphies, like increased swelling and risk of infection. Don’t take that to mean you have to stay

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