Tag - home health care

Understanding Lymphedema and Treatment Options

March is National Lymphedema Month.  Kirsten Becker, PT recently completed the Manual Lymph Drainage (Vodder Technique) and Complete Decongestive Therapy Training program with Klose Training.  This included Manual Lymph Drainage and Lymphedema bandaging. What is the difference between EDEMA and LYMPHEDEMA?  Edema is a symptom of the body’s normal response to an injury such as a sprain, etc.  As healing progresses, excess fluid leaves the area and the swelling goes down.  Lymphedema is a disease condition that occurs when the [...]


Scrub Free Shower and Tub Cleaners

I don’t know about you, but scrubbing tubs and shower doors is one of the hardest things on my hands, not to mention twisting or bending. You can buy commercial foaming bath cleaners but I find those to be very noxious to breathe in the house. Many other people have found a regular swipe with a good quality squeegee after a shower is excellent maintenance and relatively easy. The Everyday Cheapskate website with Mary Hunt has the best solutions I’ve [...]