Complimentary treatment for Lymphoedema?

Just when I thought i had come through the last of my treatment! Today i have been diagnosed with Lymphoedema. In the great scheme of things its very minor I know. i've been given a compression sleeve and glove to wear, it's so painful at the moment, does anyone know of any complimentary treatments? I have the exercise sheet and due to start treatment next week, just wondering if there is anything else I can do? Many thanks

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  • Hello Rosebud51 sorry to hear of your recent diagnosis. There are a number of lifestyle changes and self-help techniques that you may wish to consider trying including relaxation techniques that can help you manage stress for instance. It's important to take advice from qualified practitioners. At Penny Brohn Cancer Care we can provide advice on self-help techniques and lifestyle changes, if you would like to know more you can visit our website pennybrohncancercare.org/Pa...

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