Lymphedema is very common in recovering cancer patients, typically a side effect of surgery, radiation, and/or injury (Dukes. 2016). Medical-grade compression stockings are wonderful tools to help with swelling and Lymphedema in legs and arms. Debbie Jurrocks, a five year cancer survivor, tells her story about being diagnosed with Lymphedema and how compression has helped her in the article listed below (Dukes. 2016).
For compression garment wearers, tight is right
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Early detection and treatment save lives. Check out some of the great websites we found with tons of information on prevention, early detection, symptoms, and treatments… http://www.breastcancer.org or http://ww5.komen.org/ and http://www.nationalbreastcancer.org/breast-cancer-awareness-month
If you suffer from arm and/or hand swelling post cancer tx, Juzo makes great compression sleeves and gloves. Check out all of their options at http://www.juzousa.com/product_list.aspx?menu1=Lymphedema+Garments&menu2=Sleeves then call us to order at toll free (855) 835-3544.