Entries by eureduc

Physiotherapeutic treatment of post-mastectomy lymphedema

The follow-up of patients who have had surgery for breast cancer is most often the responsbility of the general practitioner, the rehabilitation physician or the rheumatologist. They are the ones who will refer the patient to a physiotherapist in case of the development of arm lymphoedema in the weeks following the operation.
Interview with Christian Mercier, physiotherapist DE + DU of Lymphology, Le Havre-France.

Two innovations in Vacuotherapy!

For more than 40 years, Eureduc has been innovating for the benefit of patients. Its Vacuotherapy range has been extended with two new products this year: a multi-purpose device and a simplified device dedicated to the treatment of scars.
Vacuotherapy or depressomassage, which combines manual massage and mechanical depression, is part of the therapeutic arsenal in plastic physiotherapy.
Yves Vignancour presents his innovations.

Eco-friendly AND comfortable hygiene sheaths

This was a major objective included in our Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)
policy. They are now available: the new biosourced pressotherapy hygiene sheaths! Patient feedback is more than positive, both for the feeling during the treatment and the eco-citizen approach.

Lipedema: symptoms and treatments

Lipoedema or ”large leg syndrome” is a chronic progressive disorder of the adipose tissue with a lymphatic component.
Affecting mainly women – about 11% of them to varying degrees – it considerably affects their quality of life.
Let’s have an update on this disorder and its treatment.

Which protocols and equipment for sport recovery?

As necessary as the warm-up, the recovery phase after an intense physical effort allows the athlete to regain his/her full physical potential and to regenerate, in order to train effectively, to progress towards an objective and to perform without injury.

Lymphedema in summer: the right gestures for the patients

Vacations and heat waves: a difficult period for patients suffering from lymphedema. Indeed, they cannot always ensure the continuity of their care because of their displacement to their vacation destination, or the summer closure of their physiotherapy practice.
In the absence of regular manual lymphatic drainage, how can they relieve their symptoms, sometimes increased by the heat?

Venous insufficiency in summer: the right gestures for the patients

Summer is here, with its higher temperatures, which are certainly welcome, although they often increase vascular symptoms, such as heavy legs and edemas.
How to better take the patients in charge at the practice?
What to advise them in case of temporary interruption of their sessions?