Lymphoedema - New and Updated Summary
QLS is going through all the Conditions treated by our lithotripsy shockwaves and providing a summary plus in-depth detailing on each - so whatever your interest there will be something for every reader!
Lymphoedema is a condition of local swelling, commonly in the lower leg or arm. It's underlying cause is a blockage of the lymphatic vessels which leads to protein rich fluid accumulating in the affected areas / limbs. QLS' Shockwave therapy (lithotripsy) can be used to encourage uptake of fluid into the lymph vessels. Patients usually experience relief over a period of weeks post treatment.