One Woman’s Lymphedema Diagnosis

One Woman’s Lymphedema Diagnosis

Lymphedema is the swelling of a body part, typically an arm or leg, due to the accumulation of protein-rich fluid in the subcutaneous tissues (under the skin). If left undiagnosed or untreated, lymphedema can result in infection, pain, deformity and loss of function. Sometimes the cause of lymphedema is from lymph node removal during cancer […]

Getting Back to “Normal”: Cancer Rehab Success

Getting Back to “Normal”: Cancer Rehab Success

My journey with cancer is nothing new. As 43 year cancer survivor, I have gone through many trials and tribulations with my diagnosis; most recently, I’ve dealt with the development of stomach cancer. After undergoing treatment and chemo to treat the cancer, I found myself to be extremely weak, to the point of having difficulty […]