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12/22/2022
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Compression 101: Lipedema Compression Garments

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Guidelines for the management of lipedema recommend the use of compression for patients with lipedema. The care guidelines recommend a multidisciplinary approach to treatment involving proper diet and exercise, manual lymphatic drainage, and wearing properly fitted, medical-grade compression garments. We’ve summarized everything women with Lipedema need to know about compression garments below, but you can find more information here. What is Lipedema? Lipedema is a fat disorder, mainly affecting women, that causes an enlargement of both legs due to deposits of fat under the skin. It’s characterized as a “progressive

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