Conditions That May Benefit
Fluid Retention Cellulite
Tired, Heavy Legs Detoxinate the Limb
Lymphatic Massage Toning
Re-Shaping the Limb Sports Injuries
All patients should have a consultation before use. Patients with the following medical conditions MAY NOT be suitable o recieve Sequential Compression Therapy. If you are unsure then consult thier GP.
Contagious Skin Disease
Chronic Cardiac Failure
Deep Vein Thrombosis
Acute Systemic Infection
Renal Problems - Kidney
Should the patient feel breathless whilst on the machine, too much fluid is being moved.STOP USING IMMEDIATELY.
Patient Assessment/Details To Be Recorded
A detailed record must be maintained for all patients recieving Sequential Compressin Therapy. This should include:
Conditions to be treated
Patients Medication/Current treatment
Duration of condition
Previous treatment and patient response.
Lymphoedema occurs when there is an excessive accumulation of water and solid components in the tissues.
The most common causes of lymphoedema are:
Damage to the lymphatic system
: Radiation Damage
: Tumour Development
Clinical signs include
: Thickening and fibrotic changes of the tissues
: Blistering of the skin