Lymphoedema

Lymphoedema

PhysioPod™ UK Ltd set out to help sufferers back in 2006 when they first became exclusive distributors for DEEP OSCILLATION® in the UK and Republic of Ireland. They are delighted to have received so many testimonials from therapists, their patients and patients self treating - here are just a sample of them...


Lyndsey share her thoughts on using the PhysioPod for self management of Primary Lymphoedema and following Liposuction - Lindsay first experienced DEEP OSCILLATION therapy via the HIVAMAT200 in 2008 from her MLD Therapist and immediately felt the benefit in breaking up fibrotic tissue and moving trapped oedema. Four years later she purchased the DEEP OSCILLATION Personal Sports and thanks PhysioPod's unique service in providing a bespoke card for her leg care. Post liposuction she has found the therapy invaluable for her new thinner leg.

PhysioPod would like to share the testimonial of Lymphoedema sufferer Mary Robinson - "Outstanding! I cannot recommend the PhysioPod highly enough and wish more people knew about it and could benefit from using one. What a difference this machine has made to my life, without it I dread to think how much worse my lymphoedema would be...

Five years on, Pauline, a Lymphoedema sufferer gives a video and report of her use of the DEEP OSCILLATION personal. - An update from Pauline, a Lymphoedema sufferers who maintains her symptoms with just three half hour sessions a week with the PhysioPod.

Video Testimonials from Lymphoedema Sufferers - A new section to show Video Testimonials from self managing Lymphoedema sufferers

Stephanie Baker S.R.N., S.C.M. Retired Midwifery Sister praises the DEEP OSCILLATION PERSONAL for Lymphoedema self-management - Every day we get new testimonials from patients who have purchased their own DEEP OSCILLATION Personal device to self manage their Lymphoedema and Lipoedema symptoms following successful treatment outcomes with their MLD DLT Therapist. This positive feedback is truly appreciated by PhysioPod.

Lymphoedema and DEEP OSCILLATION® Personal - update from sufferer self managing - Self Management in Lymphoedema is key to keeping the condition maintained. This lady kindly send an update of a months use of the therapy with the personal unit and how delighted her MLD Therapist is with the results of the 30 minute daily morning treatment the lady is applying.

Leeds Lymphoedema Service Report Back on DEEP OSCILLATION® for Head and Neck Lymphoedema, Fibrosis and Scar Tissue - “The Leeds Lymphoedema team has been using HIVAMAT® 200 (DEEP OSCILLATION®) in conjunction with Manual Lymphatic Drainage for over 2 years. Manual Lymphatic Drainage as a stand-alone treatment gives good results over time..

MLD and DEEP OSCILLATION® used successfully for severe head and neck lymphoedema - Regina Dengler reports on the effective, non invasive use of MLD and DEEP OSCILLATION® for severe head and neck Lymphoedema

DEEP OSCILLATION® treatment for Secondary Lymphoedema of the Arm and Cording - Sossi Yerissian MLD DLT Practitioner and Lymphoedema Therapist used DEEP OSCILLATION® for cording improving arm movements allowing her patient to resume her daily activities without restrictions.

Rosemary Gardner Feedback DEEP OSCILLATION® - I have found that the combination of MLD and HIVAMAT® 200 has reduced limb volume, softened fibrotic tissue and have also had reports from patients stating their hair and nails are stronger - “Working both in the NHS and private practice I have been using the HIVAMAT® 200 200 along side MLD with my oncology patients for the last 18 months to great benefit..

Rosemary Gardner Feedback DEEP OSCILLATION® - I have found that the combination of MLD and HIVAMAT® 200 has reduced limb volume, softened fibrotic tissue and have also had reports from patients stating their hair and nails are stronger - “Working both in the NHS and private practice I have been using the HIVAMAT® 200 200 along side MLD with my oncology patients for the last 18 months to great benefit..

PhysioPod 'A fantastic breakthrough for lymphoedema patients to manage the MLD themselves with this aid" - Positive Patient feedback continues to come in for self management of Primary and Secondary Lymphoedema with the DEEP OSCILLATION Personal with bespoke card.

Daily self management with the DEEP OSCILLATION® PERSONAL SPORTS for Lymphoedema - Patient feedback is very valuable to PhysioPod, it is wonderful to know that Charlotte feels DEEP OSCILLATION® is making a "significant difference" in breaking down fibrosis.

Lymphoedema of The Genital Area - PhysioPod® were delighted to be able to offer Berkshire West Sue Ryder Service a trial of three DEEP OSCILLATION® units in order to evaluate treatment effectiveness for the Lymphoedema sufferers in their care.

Self Management With DEEP OSCILLATION® For Secondary Lymphoedema Enables Patient To Feel In Control - "I have had Lymphoedema in my left arm for about 4 years. I felt in constant confusion and anxiety about the vague management instructions one receives for this lifelong chronic condition and the variability of the swelling – which I seemed unable to influence or control very much. Last year quite suddenly my arm started to deteriorate quickly and I began to get desperate. I decided to imagine I was newly diagnosed and started researching best possible treatments from scratch. I found Deep Oscillation Therapy.

Lesley Batten, MLD UK, CDT, Vodder Practitioner and Lymphoedema Therapist - Lesley continues to achieve successful results for her patients..

Christine Talbot, SRN, BLS, CDT, Vodder, Medical Leduc and Casley Smith MLD Practitioner and Lymphoedema/ Bowen Therapist - "My HIVAMAT arrived in late November, it is a remarkable piece of ingenuity, simple to use, deeply effective on a multitude of conditions...

Monica Conway MLD IRELAND, CDT, Vodder MLD Practitioner and Lymphoedema Therapist - "Deep Oscillation is amazing, I have used it for oedemas of all types"

Lynora Kennedy MLD UK, CDT, Vodder MLD Practitioner and Lymphoedema Therapist - Lynora is a well respected MLD Practitioner and Lymphoedema therapist who is the current administrator of MLD UK. She was one of the first MLD ladies to take on DEEP OSCILLATION® - A close friend of Sossi Yerissian who had "waxed lyrical" about DEEP OSCILLATION® so many times...Lynora had to have one!

Lymphoedema of the arm - Linda researched DEEP OSCILLATION® after hearing about the self treatment therapy from her MLD Therapist...

Lymphoedema of the breast-pauline - Pauline was introduced to DEEP OSCILLATION by her MLD Therapist and was impressed with the results being acheived. She made the decision to buy once she knew how easy the DEEP OSCILLATION® Personal SPORTS was to use...

Lymphoedema of the arm - Zieduna travelled from Dublin to Scotland for a course of treatments with Lynora Kennedy, she went home with DEEP OSCILLATION® Personal and works regularly with the therapy to keep her lymphoedema maintained...

Bilateral Leg Lymphoedema - Mary - With thanks to Lesley Batten, testimonial from Mary her patient who suffers with Bilateral Leg Lymphoedema ...

Sarah Kelly MLD UK, CDT, Vodder MLD Practitioner and Lymphoedema Therapist - Sarah Kelly is the only MLD therapist in Guernsey using DEEP OSCILLATION®having used it at the MLD UK Conference in Buckinghamshire in May 2010...

Anne Byrne MLD Ireland, CDT, Vodder MLD Practitioner and Lymphoedema Therapist - Anne Byrne in Dublin was quick to follow in the footsteps of Monica Conway and purchase a HIVAMAT® 200...

Primary Lymphoedema, 89 year old lady - Mrs S lost the tight feeling in her ankles and was able to wear smaller shoes without a problem following treatment with DEEP OSCILLATION®..

Lymphoedema of the arm - Mrs L was very pleased to have reduced the swelling in her arm enough to go without her compression sleeve for short periods of time in the Summer following treatment with DEEP OSCILLATION...

Lymphoedema of the arm Helen Jan 11 - Helen decided that after a holiday without MLD sessions and the significant effect this had on her condition that she really needed to be able to self manage her arm Lymphoedema so she contacted PhysioPod...

Lymphoedema of the arm - Breast Cancer surgery eight years ago left this lady with Lymphoedema of the arm. MLD with DEEP OSCILLATION from Carol-Ann Barrett has brought about dramatic results which she feels are longer lasting than with just MLD alone.

Lymphoedema of the arm (one) - "As a result of breast cancer twenty years ago I have periodically suffered from Lymphoedema and I started having regular MLD massages in September 2011. I was loaned a Physiopod for four weeks by my therapist over a holiday period and I found it so helpful that I decided to buy my own"

Lymphoedema of the leg - "I have suffered with Lymphoedema of my leg for twenty years with two episodes of cellullitis that has resulted in painful fibrosis. During this time MLD and bandaging has helped control my condition. However after only three weeks of daily Deep Oscillation the pain has diminished, fibrosis has softened and my ankle shape has returned"

Lipoedema and Lymphoedema of the legs - "After myself and my mother were diagnosed with Lipoedema last year we found huge benefits from receiving regular manual lymphatic drainage treatments. As good as that is, financially it just isn't possible for us to go weekly. So when the Hivamat was recommended to us a few months ago by a well-respected MLD therapist, we hadn't heard about deep oscillation therapy, and wanted to find out more.

Truncal Lymphoedema and Lymphoedema of the arms-Elizabeth - Bi-lateral mastectomies left Elizabeth with truncal Lymphoedema and Lymphoedema of the arms. A new treatment method with the Hivamat 200 was offered by her MLD therapist producing impressive results with a reduction in swelling, pain and softened scar tissue. After discussion with her therapist, Elizabeth decided to invest in a DEEP OSCILLATION® Personal Unit and reports that she is very pleased with her decision.

Testimonial of Self Managing Primary Lymphoedema Sufferer Using The DEEP OSCILLATION PERSONAL - I have had Primary Lymphedema in my leg since I was 19 years old. Before I discovered that was what was wrong with me, I had tried every possible treatment – including acupuncture, faith healers in the Philippines, and every type of alternative healing. They have scanned my leg in many different hospitals around the world until one day I found a lady in a hospital that was trained in the Foldi method of manual lymphatic drainage and with her help I understood what was happening to me.

Broken Bones Set Off Secondary Arm Lymphoedema, Self Management with the DEEP OSCILLATION® PERSONAL has been very effective. - Having had lymph nodes removed in 2008 after breast cancer, I thought I was doing well but a fall in 2010 causing some broken bones seemed to set off some lymphodema in my left arm.

Life is so much more comfortable now - Lymphoedema sufferer provides testimonial following use of the DEEP OSCILLATION PERSONAL SPORTS - After receiving treatment, for my arm lymphoedema, from Christine Talbot, I was pleased to find that there was a ‘personal' machine that I could purchase to use inbetween visits to Christine so I got in touch with Physiopod and ordered one for home use.

Margaret manages Lymphoedema at home and abroad with the DEEP OSCILLATION® PERSONAL SPORTS - "Christine Talbot has been a Godsend to me, a breath of fresh air. I feel that this machine, along with your recommendation to visit Christine Talbot, has changed my life. I cannot thank you enough!"

Heart bypass surgery led to the development of Secondary Lymphoedema in the leg for Pauline. This is her story of how she came to successfully self manage with DEEP OSCILLATION. - "In the autumn of 2004 I had the shock of my life when I was informed following an angiogram that I needed heart bypass surgery. I had been a fitness instructor for almost 30 years and had only gone to see my GP with what I thought was a chest infection......

Daily self management with the DEEP OSCILLATION PERSONAL SPORTS enables Amanda to keep her arm lymphoedema in check and continue with the leisure pursuits she enjoys.. - "I developed lymphoedema in my left arm a year after having bilateral mastectomies and all the lymph nodes removed from under my left arm. I play golf and two racquet sports and am left-handed so it seemed it inevitable that it would probably happen...

Lymphoedema sufferer writes in to report of self treatment with DEEP OSCILLATION® - Lynda - Self-management plays an important role in the care of Lymphoedema in order to reduce and keep symptoms under control. Lynda kindly provided her account of using DEEP OSCILLATION® therapy to maintain her condition. The electrostatic massage system, which permeates an 8cm depth; through skin, subcutaneous fat, muscles, blood and lymph vessels and the connective tissue, is both portable, easy to use and is an effective tool for keeping symptoms maintained.

Arm Lymphoedema much softer with daily self treatment of DEEP OSCILLATION® - Janet came to see Julie just before Christmas 2013, and purchased a unit to take back to Leeds with her. On 10th January 2014, she wrote to Julie to let her know how she was getting on. Not only is Janet happy to share her feedback, she is also happy to speak to other sufferers about her experience. Her daughter's back ache has also been sorted with the therapy.

Lymphoedema Sufferer Uses A DEEP OSCILLATION® PERSONAL SPORT From The City General Hospital, Stoke-On -Trent - After just seven days of treatment, the swelling in her leg caused by Lymphoedema, had visibly decreased. She was so pleased she decided to invest in her own unit. Angela is delighted to be in "complete control" and her leg feels great.

Kate a lady with primary lymphoedema of the lower limbs wrote to PhysioPod to offer her feedback on owning a DEEP OSCILLATION PERSONAL - Kate says it is often said that Lymphoedema is more of a psychological disability than a physical one and she feels this is a very accurate way of describing how it has affected her. She is now much more positive and delighted that the therapy has provided benefit in her lower legs which now show no signs of swelling and also in other areas of her body, which she hadn't thought were affected by Lymphoedema.

Primary Lymphoedema Sufferer Affecting Legs, Arms and Trunk Uses DEEP OSCILLATION® Reducing Swelling And Increasing Mobility - After two years of using DEEP OSCILLATION® this Lymphoedema Sufferers "would not be without it"

Diagnosed At Aged 19 With Primary Lymphoedema, Victoria Reports That DEEP OSCILLATION® Is The Best Tool, By Far, For Keeping Her Leg In The Best Possible Condition - "I was diagnosed with a Primary Lymphoedema in one of my legs at the age of 19. I have had a lot of lymphatic massage, laser treatment and numerous courses of CDT. DEEP OSCILLATION® was by far the best tool I discovered in my search to find something that I could use everyday to keep my leg in the best condition possible...

Lymphoedema Sufferer Reports Back - It's Good News All The Way With Weekly Use Of The PhysioPod - PhysioPod UK happily receive weekly feedback from Lymphoedema sufferers self-managing with their Personal DEEP OSCILLATION units. This week Janet provided her update, with the wonderful news that not only did the swelling in her arm and hand not increase during the Summer months (as she had been warned), it actually reduced with the weekly use of her PhysioPod.

Regina Dengler reports patient feedback of treatment with DEEP OSCILLATION® for painful breast oedema following breast cancer treatment - Naomi was diagnosed with lobular breast cancer in December 2012 and had a lumpectomy in January 2013. As the cancer had spread to her lymph nodes she had 6 sessions of FEC-T chemotherapy, followed by removal of the lymph nodes and a course of radiotherapy. Her breast remained swollen throughout the year but it was after radiotherapy that she started to experience the oedema at its worst. ..

Carol Vickery, Lymphoedema sufferer writes in to report of self treatment with DEEP OSCILLATION® and her decision to purchase a unit for self management - "I have had Lymphoedema in my left arm for over 2 years, since surgery for breast cancer. I have struggled with compression bandaging and wear a compression sleeve. I was delighted when Lorraine Brown CNS at the The Beacon Lymphoedema Service in Guildford offered me to try one of the four new machines they had just purchased to try and help with the Lymphoedema"

Lymphoedema of The Head and Neck - Testimonials appertaining to the treatment and maintenance of Lymphoedema of the Head and Neck with DEEP OSCILLATION® including self management

MLD DLT Practitioner and Lymphoedema Therapist Feedback - These testimonials relate to the success in treating and maintaining various types of Lymphoedema from a Practitioners perspective with DEEP OSCILLATION®

Lymphoedema of the Breast - Testimonials appertaining to the treatment and maintenance of Lymphoedema of the Breast with DEEP OSCILLATION® including self management

Lymphoedema of the Lower Limbs - Testimonials appertaining to treatment and maintenance of Lymphoedema of the lower limb(s) with DEEP OSCILLATION® including self-management

Lymphoedema of the Upper Limbs and Cording - Testimonials appertaining to the treatment and maintenance of Lymphoedema of the upper limbs and Cording with DEEP OSCILLATION® including self management