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Tag: wrapping

  • That’s a wrap!

    That’s a wrap!

    I went into my wrapping treatment thinking my leg would magically shrink and look “normal,” but that’s not what happened — the progress, although real, was not linear. Read more

  • Sometimes, more is more

    Sometimes, more is more

    What happened to only needing a little tune-up? Read more

  • Time for a Tune-up

    Time for a Tune-up

    The visit was more than a little overdue, to say the least. Read more

  • Lymphie Stories: Kati C.

    Submitted by Kati C., November 2012. I guess my story starts the day I after I turned 17.  I drove home from an activity and noticed that my left foot was super swollen, and painful.  My mom took me the next day to our regular doctor and he looked at my foot and legs and […] Read more

  • My garments are in!

    My garments are in!

    After three weeks of wrapping, my garments have come in: I’m now the proud owner of a brand-new Mediven stocking and a Solaris Tribute nighttime garment! Read more

  • Lymphie Stories: Kimber W.

    Submitted by Kimber, August 2012. I’m 24 years old and have had primary lymphedema in my lower left leg since I was about 10 years old. I wear compression stockings, use a pump and have tried wrapping and massage techniques in the past — but the swelling never budges (except by getting gradually worse over […] Read more

  • Lymphie Stories: Melanie

    Submitted by Melanie, August 2012. Hello :) My name is Melanie and I am from Canada. 3 years ago we discovered that I had primary lymphedema in both of my legs, specially the right one. It started around 13 years ago. I didn’t know what it was and I guess I didn’t want to know […] Read more

  • All Wrapped Up

    All Wrapped Up

    I just began my four-week wrapping treatment — here’s what it’s all about! Read more

  • Yesterday’s Overdue Appointment

    Yesterday’s Overdue Appointment

    It’s been a while since I’ve gone to my lymphedema clinic — three years, to be exact! Read more

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