Lymphedema

lymphedema and lipedema

What is Lipedema and How is it Different from Lymphedema?

While lipedema and lymphedema might outwardly appear to be similar disorders, they are two very distinct medical conditions. Though they share some similarities, including treatment methods and potential symptoms, it’s important to distinguish between them.  Learn more about Lipedema and how it differs from Lymphedema: What is Lipedema?   Lipedema is a medical condition that…

Lymphedema Treatment Act

Urgent Update About Lymphedema Treatment Act Implementation

How Medicare’s Implementation of the LTA Will Affect Your Patients in 2024  As you are probably aware, Medicare will commence coverage of compression specifically for lymphedema in 2024 when the Lymphedema Treatment Act goes into effect. A lot of information is racing through the industry right now, so we wanted to take a moment to…

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Certified Compression and Mastectomy Fitter Talks Lymphedema Awareness

Can you tell us a little bit about yourself?  Claudia Dixon: My name is Claudia, and I am a Certified Compression and Mastectomy fitter for Pretty in Pink Boutique and I’ve been with the company for six years now.  Was lymphedema part of your breast cancer journey?  CD: I do not have lymphedema, thankfully. With…

Pretty In Pink Lymphedema Awareness Month

Pam Ludwig Discusses Lymphedema Awareness Month

Pam Ludwig: I’m Pam Ludwig. I’m the owner of Pretty in Pink Boutique, founded in 2005. We have three locations in the Middle Tennessee area: Franklin, Hendersonville, and Murfreesboro. We are a combined business. We are a breast cancer boutique providing all necessary post-surgery items after breast cancer and then also a compression garment and…

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Certified Lymphedema Therapist Talks About Profession

Certified Lymphedema Therapist Talks About Profession in Honor of Lymphedema Awareness Month Can you tell us a little bit about yourself? Jennifer Kirkpatrick: My name is Jennifer Kirkpatrick and I am a physical therapist and a certified lymphedema therapist. I graduated from physical therapy school in 1996 and I obtained my lymphedema certification in 2001…

What is Compression Therapy?

Compression therapy plays a central role in the treatment of lymphedema.  The experts at Pretty In Pink Boutique have helped thousands of folks suffering with lymphedema since beginning their journey in 2004. Their team of professionally trained compression garment fitters share their expertise in compression therapy and compression garments. What is Lymphedema?  Lymphedema is a…