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Understanding Fibrosis in Lipedema: Inflamed Subcutaneous Adipose Tissue (SAT), and Nodules

Published: 1 August, 2019

Looking to understand the intricate connection of fibrosis in lipedema? To fully understand this relationship, one must also understand the differences between lymphedema, lipedema, and obesity.

Learn more in the article below by Karen Ashforth, OT MS CLT-LANA. Karen speaks frequently in academic, clinical and professional settings and performs clinical research that she shares at conferences around the world. Her presentations have included four International Lymphology Congress meetings: 2017 Spain, 2015 USA, 2011 Sweden, 2009 Australia, as well as medical conferences in the United States, Canada, and Israel.

Understanding Fibrosis in Lipedema: Inflamed Subcutaneous Adipose Tissue (SAT), and Nodules

Click to read part four of Karen’s educational series. In this final article, she dives into the types of fibrosis and treatments for lipedema.

Karen provides thorough explanations and many images from her practice, which are quite helpful in understanding these conditions and the different types of lipedema. We invite you to go beyond your current lipedema and lymphedema knowledge and discover the methods of treatment that can be invaluable for individuals with lipedema.

This is a 25-minute read.

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