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Debunking myths for breast-cancer survivors

For many years, breast cancer survivors have been given a laundry-list of warnings to heed post breast cancer treatment. These encompass but are not limited to not lifting anything over 5 pounds and avoiding manicures, saunas and even gardening. Why you might ask? These types of activities were thought to lead to lymphedema, causing swelling

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Breast Cancer-related lymphedema

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, and many do not know that lymphedema is a possible side effect of breast cancer treatment. Lymphedema occurs when lymph fluid (white blood cells) collects in the arm (or other areas like the hand, fingers, chest/breast or back,) causing swelling (edema) to occur. Lymphedema can cause pain and even

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The technology behind mediven®: premium compression for life

Our comprehensive venous health product line, mediven®, provides precise compression garments in an array of styles, colors and materials to support our patients’ unique lifestyles and their therapeutic needs. The mediven assortment of premium products have multiple technologies that provide optimal wearing comfort.  The net result – compression accuracy and wearing satisfaction for our patients

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What’s in a DME?

We’ve all been at a retail shop and felt overwhelmed by all of the choices available. It can be information overload – look at all the colors, look at all the brands. What’s the best option for me, one can think? That sense of overstimulation can be enhanced even more so when dealing with unfamiliar

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Orthopedic Injuries: The 10 Most Common

We ask a lot of our bodies as we move through life. From sports and exercise to unwanted accidents, there are plenty of ways in which our bodies can get hurt. While how we get injured can differ, what remains consistent are the types of injuries that we are more likely to sustain. So, what

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Lifestyle benefits of Compression

Compression isn’t just for diagnosed medical conditions. It can be for every person, in every stage of life, and at every degree of health and activity level. From pregnancy to travel, wearing medical compression can improve overall wellbeing and quality of life. In a recent study published by the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, Inc.,

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