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Well on the Web is an extension of the programs available in the Wellspring Centres across the country, enabling those who live far from a physical centres, or those not well enough to leave their homes, with access to Wellspring’s special brand of care and support.

Be Well Talk: Understanding Lymphedema and Self Massage

Lymphedema is a condition in which fluid and protein accumulate in the extravascular interstitial spaces of a limb.  This condition is the most chronic complication after dissection of lymph nodes.  Lymphedema can cause pain, discomfort, decreased mobility, cellulitis, and lymphangitis.

This session will teach self-management skills including; skincare, bandaging, self-massage, and exercise. Registration required.

Facilitator: Jodi Steel, Reg. Physiotherapist

 

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