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What’s best for our lymphoedema patients?

Hugo Partsch, Neil Piller, Richard Woodman, Sandi Hays
15 December 2014

<p>In a recent issue of the Journal of Lymphoedema, Nickolaidis and Karlsson (2013) indicated that most of the standard treatments for lymphoedema patients were explored and developed early last century, and suggested that holistic assessment of the individual is critical for good outcomes, but that perhaps “less emphasis should be placed on manual lymphatic drainage (MLD) and more on compression, exercise and weight reduction.” </p>

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