MEDICAL CONSERVATIVE THERAPY IN LIPEDEMA
As lipoedema is an incurable disease, medical treatment does not aim at a definitive cure.
On the other hand, it aims to :
>Slow down the progression of the disease
There are several categories of measures, which are compatible and which are to be adapted to the patient and her particular needs.
Combined, they often lead to a very significant improvement in the patient's symptoms and quality of life.
The term conservative therapy refers to non-invasive measures that are performed either on a daily basis or on a very regular basis to have a lasting effect.
While they cannot reduce the volume of fatty tissue affected by lipoedema, they can relieve the symptoms to some extent.
Specialized contention, lymphatic drainage, hygienic and dietary rules and finally sports activities, especially in the water, represent the winning combination for a medical treatment...
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