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9 June 2016
Lipoedema featured on The Project

I can't tell you how impressed, excited and amazed I am with the wonderful ladies of the Lipoedema Australia Support Society (LASS).  They have once again crossed boundaries and have been featured on The Project on Channel 10.  The Project went to the second LASS conference last weekend and filmed there as well but didn't […]

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1 June 2016
Asia Pacific Lymphology Conference, Darwin 2016

I'm just back from a week in Darwin in the Northern Territory of Australia having attended the 2016 Asia Pacific Lymphology Conference.  I've made a very short video giving a few highlights for you to view  here.  I'll be working on a few blog posts over the coming weeks to talk about what I learnt […]

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8 February 2016
More Mobiderm success

Chris came to me at the beginning of January, having had a squamous cell carcinoma removed and a total axillary clearance with four weeks of radiation last October.  The swelling in her breast started almost straight away after the surgery and she had been for a number of treatments with a physiotherapist who diagnosed her […]

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22 December 2015
Self maintenance for lymphoedema leg post node removal and radiation

I had a request after my last video for one that showed self maintenance for lymphoedema in  legs post cancer surgery, so here it is. Feel free to ask any questions if you need clarification. And if you would like to see videos on any other topics I'm open to suggestion.  

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26 November 2015
Self maintenance for arm lymphoedema post surgery

Here's my video showing how to do self maintenance for  arm lymphoedema post surgery.  Some of my clients who have lymphoedema post breast cancer have said they've been following my general video showing how to do their own clearing and I've had to remind them that for those who have had lymph node removal or […]

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26 October 2015
Mobiderm bandaging

A couple weeks ago I had some training on how to use the Mobiderm bandaging system and I ordered a set for me to use in the clinic as well as some stock on consignment.  I don't do a lot of bandaging but I was so impressed with how much thought had gone into this […]

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6 October 2015
Lipoedema ladies on TV and becoming a charity

Those amazing ladies of LASS are at it again.  This time they have managed to get a segment on the TV show "Today Tonight" - watch it here.  As well as a piece in the Bendigo Advertiser - read it here.  And yet another article in "That's Life" magazine, couldn't find a link to that […]

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15 September 2015
Self lymphatic drainage massage video

Last week I spent ages trying to find videos to show clients self lymphatic drainage massage but I couldn't find any that fully described what I was trying to say.  So I made one myself. 2020 update: I've attached the latest version of the general self lymphatic drainage video.  

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8 September 2015
Lipoedema - what can you do?

The most commonly searched term on my blog is "lipoedema".  There is little understanding out there of the condition and frustrated ladies take to the internet to see what they can find out for themselves, because there are precious few in the medical arena who have any understanding of the condition. So I thought I'd […]

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4 August 2015
Bladder Awareness

A couple weeks ago I attended my local cancer support group Active Women Touched by Cancer Celebrating Life  to hear a talk about bladder awareness.   I've written about them once before when we had a sexologist at the meeting. We had a physiotherapist who specialises in conditions such as urinary incontinence and poor bladder […]

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