Posts in the ‘lymph nodes’ Category

Cancer Support Centres and support for clients

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

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

What is this thing you call....

What is this thing you call Manual Lymph Drainage?

What is this thing you do? Often get asked about the treatment called Manual Lymph Drainage, its not an easy one to explain, here’s a quick video of Sasha from Wellbeing Techniques describe the treatment and its uses. Where can I get more information? Heres a link to a blog I wrote about manual lymph

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

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

HOrses and compression garments

Horses wear compression bandages too.

Horse have 8,000 lymph nodes compared to human at 500-700 nodes. Compression garments or bandages are recommended when standing for very long periods of time. Compression garments and bandages aid recovery and reduce swelling.