March is Lymphedema Awareness Month

Lymphedema currently affect millions of people worldwide, however, many people are still unfamiliar with this condition and the available treatment options. Lymphedema is a chronic condition that often manifests as …

Pain Relief for Brachial Plexus Injuries

The surgeons at The Institute for Advanced Reconstruction have recently published an article about the outcomes of surgical treatment for brachial plexus injuries in the Journal of Brachial Plexus and …

Burn Scar Solutions

Last month, we shared tips on Summer Fire Safety and burn prevention. It is important that if you or someone you know does experience a burn, to keep calm and …

The Life Changing Impact of Support Groups

“It looks like lymphedema,” your primary care physician tells you as he puts a hand to your swollen leg. Lymphedema? What is that? Is there a cure? Am I going to have this forever? Your thoughts and questions are overwhelming.

Being diagnosed with a debilitating condition, rare or common, can add incomprehensible amounts of stress to your life. Having to make healthcare decisions, sometimes quickly, is no easy task. At times, it may seem like no one can understand what you’re going through, unless they’ve gone through it themselves.