Electrotherapy and implants
Electrotherapy treatments (e.g. TENS, EMS, FES, MENS) can now be performed at home without risk. However, many people are afraid of these treatments. They do not know whether ... Read more
Multimodality treatment – what does it mean?
To treat a single complaint, a doctor may usually recommend several different treatments. This may involve different modalities. For example, medication, physiotherapy treatments, possibly surgery, as well as ... Read more
Definition and significance of dermatome
The dermatome is a section of the body surface that is occupied by nerves entering and exiting a particular spinal vertebra. Based on your complaints, your doctor can identify ... Read more
Why does warm weather worsen your lymphedema?
If you suffer from lymphedema, you may have noticed that your symptoms get worse in spring and summer due to the warm weather. While the swelling is quite ... Read more
Electricity – the basic nature of the human body
If electricity didn't exist, you wouldn't be reading this article. Not just because your computer wouldn't work, but because without electricity, neither would your brain! Every movement, every ... Read more
Why does the lymph accumulate in lymphedema?
You have lymphedema. You wear the compression stockings regularly, see your therapist every week for manual lymphatic drainage, but barely see any results ...you don’t understand why the ... Read more
Questions about compression therapy units
I have an old, one air chamber compression device, can I use it to treat my lymphoedema? The first-generation compression devices aimed to treat the oedema of the ... Read more
What causes your disease and what promotes your recovery?
What causes the disease? What triggers, promotes your recovery? What does it mean to cure? Who or what heals? The doctor? The medications she/he prescribes? The ultrasound beam? ... Read more