Swelling in the legs or arms may be diagnosed as lymphedema, causing fluid to back up and build up in an area. Swelling and edema are commonly treated with compression garments, manual lymphatic drainage, pneumatic pumps, and exercises. These conservative treatments help move fluid out of the area and help avoid swelling from building back […]
THE POWERFUL EFFECTS OF BREATH ON THE LYMPHATIC AND OTHER BODY SYSTEMS Breathing, our own internal tide, is as automatic as waves rolling into shore, and as central to human existence as our heartbeat. It is the first important proof of life, the initial inhalation that precedes the newborn’s cry. We don’t need to learn […]
AIROS 8 Sequential Compression Pump Reviewed by RehabMart Confirmed what our engineers knew all along, the AIROS 8 is excellent choice for people who need to be able to customize their treatment for lymphedema. [Audubon, PA, 8/18/22] — RehabMart (http://www.rehabmart.com), the online seller of innovative rehabilitation products for a variety of different chronic conditions, recently […]
Taking care of your skin with lymphedema Human skin has three main layers. The outermost layer is the epidermis, the middle layer is the dermis, and the deepest layer is the hypodermis. The epidermis acts as armor, protecting the body from bacteria, chemicals, and damaging ultraviolet radiation. When an injury or opening in the skin […]
Summer is a time for picnics, bike rides, and grilling with friends. After a cold, dark winter, getting outside to hike or take the dog for a walk around the neighborhood is something that many look forward to doing. However, the humidity and heat can make managing lymphedema more challenging. Compression garments can be hot […]
AIROS Medical Team Reflects on Amazing Camp Watchme Event in Colorado Camp Watchme, a summer camp experience for children battling lymphedema, was recently held in beautiful Estes Park, Colorado. AIROS Medical sponsored the camp and sent some team members to support the fabulous event.
Have you ever noticed swelling in the legs and feet worsen after sitting for a few hours, or after you’ve been lounging and getting caught up on the last season of a new Netflix series? Even if your legs are elevated, the swelling may still be lingering. Why does this happen, and what can you […]
AIROS Medical is proud to introduce two new clinical advisors to our team. Next up is Adrien MacKenzie who sees patients as part of her massage therapy practice in Nashville, Tennessee that focuses on helping people with lymphatic massage and lymphedema management. 1. What do you think is important for people to know about the […]
AIROS Medical is honored to introduce our two new clinical advisors to our team. First up, is Kelly Sturm, nationally board-certified oncology clinical specialist, who sees patients with lymphedema as part of her practice in Minnesota.