Acupressure and lymphedema

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Acupressure and lymphedema

Postby tsegadesta » Tue Jun 12, 2007 11:05 am

Hello, has anyone tried acupressure for lymphedema? did it help? Thanks!
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Postby patoco » Wed Jun 13, 2007 2:23 pm

Hey Stranger :D

I am not a real big fan on acupuncture for lymphedema. There are no clinical studies out that would show it works, plus I am very concerned about the possibility of cellulitis from the needle holes and or lymphorrhea issues.

We do have a page on it:

LYMPHEDEMA ACUPUNCTURE TREATMENT

http://www.lymphedemapeople.com/thesite ... atment.htm

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Postby tsegadesta » Thu Jun 14, 2007 11:16 am

Thanks, Pat. I read that article and I have concerns as well. That's why I asked about acupressure instead :lol:
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