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…

Compression Apparel: Over-The-Counter vs. Medical Grade

Compression socks and their popularity have increased over the last few years. Compression socks help with circulation and have been recommended to athletes, pregnant women, airplane passengers and crew, and for people who work on their feet all day such as retail workers, nurses, doctors, and delivery drivers. These types of compression socks can be…

The Ultimate Guide to Compression Garments from Pretty In Pink Boutique

Lymphedema refers to swelling that occurs when the lymphatic system is unable to adequately drain fluid, usually from an arm or leg. The most common cause of lymphedema is cancer. If cancer cells block lymph vessels, or lymph nodes are removed in cancer treatment, lymphedema may result.  There are various ways a doctor may treat…

Managing Lymphedema in the Summer Heat

Managing Lymphedema to Maximize Your Summer Fun

The sun and warm weather feels amazing, but for those with lymphedema there’s an increased possibility for swelling and risk of infection.  Alexa Ercolano at The Lymphie Life is a blogger living with Lymphedema sharing stories, information, and support for those living with Lymphedema and their families.  Let’s take a look at some of Alexa’s…

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Prosthetics: An Alternative To Reconstruction

Life after a mastectomy can be difficult and waiting on reconstruction may feel like an endless challenge. But prosthetics can help provide breast form and balance after this daunting procedure. And whether you’re looking to hold off on reconstruction, or not have it at all, prosthetics are a viable option for your health.  With options…