My Jobst Relax Story!

Night compression is a topic that is poorly understood and rarely talked about. It’s an area of my personal lymphedema management that has become increasingly important and without it, my leg wouldn’t be as good as it is today.

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Bandaging Basics

Check out this little video I made to explain some bandaging basics! I’ve demonstrated how I bandage my leg and the materials I use. Maybe I will update this in the future, once I have completed by intensive bandaging sessions next month… but for now, press play 🙂 Ps: YES I have shorts on! NO…

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New night garment- Jobst Relax.

Wearing a compression stocking 24/7 is generally the pits. Anyone with Lymphedema can vouch for that. Day compression is different to night compression, which can present various issues for those of us still trying to figure this whole darn lympie life shizzle out. For me, night time compression has been a real pain in the butt. Sometimes…

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7 weeks with no MLD!

Last week I had my first physiotherapy appointment back home in the south of France since about 7 weeks. Yes, it’s been that long since I had MLD done and it feels wrong! I was looking forward to seeing my physio to give her the good news about my surgery, show her my MRI scans…

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Bandaging basics

I’m still trying to understand how my doctor prescribed me with the incorrect bandages for Lymphedema treatment. As a health professional, I would have assumed he knew what he was doing. More so, it worries me that other people may have been given the wrong bandages to wrap their limbs and are actually doing more…

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Back to basics

Today I had an appointment to see the physiotherapist who works with Dr Beckers post-operative patients. I thought I was going there simply to have an MLD but it turned out to be much more than that. THANKFULLY. This physio was extremely impressive. She is a specialist in the area of Lymphedema and was a knowledge…

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