Lymphoedema Patient Checklist

March 2012 is

LYMPHOEDEMA AWARENESS MONTH

LYMPHOEDEMA CHECKLIST

Are you at risk of or suffering from lymphoedema? If you answer ‘yes’ to any of the following questions, you may benefit from an assessment by a lymphoedema physiotherapist.

 Do you experience feelings of heaviness or fullness in any of your limbs?

 Do you have itchy, dry, red or tight skin?

 Have you noticed any swelling in any part of your body that may be present at all times or that comes and goes?

 Do you experience numbness or pins and needles in any limb?

 Do you notice your clothes and jewellery leave indentations in your skin?

 Have you undergone any surgeries or procedure involving removal of, or damage to lymphatic nodes, glands or vessels?

 Do you have any family history of lymphoedema?

 

For further information or to book an appointment please contact our Lymphoedema Physiotherapists or reception on 02 4975-1622.