Imaging offers the ability to “see through the skin” to observe whether lymph is pumping normally. Use of this technology has offered new insights on the benefits of exercise, opportunities for early intervention, and targeted treatments previously unavailable.
Melissa Aldrich, Ph.D., is an immunologist who works as part of a team of biomedical engineers, biologists, and other professionals studying the lymphatics and achieving excellent results for patients with lymphedema. Her latest article, Improving Patient Outcomes for Lymphedema Through Exercise and Imaging, provides valuable information that supports detection at the earliest stages of lymph dysfunction and improvement of long-term health.
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