Truncal Lymphedema

After breast surgery, sometimes right away, and somtimes years later, women can experience swelling, or edema underneath their breast, that can travel around to their back.  This lymphedema is difficult to treat and extremely uncomfortable to live with.  I strongly recommend lymphatic draining to help move the fluid out.  At the same time, a compression bra is necessary.  This bra should fit below the area of edema, and will help with maintaining the status quo.  We have several compression bras available.  The Bellisse Bra was specifically designed to address truncal lymphedema.   This is the cadillac of compression bras.  A bit more to spend, but well worth it.  Remember – these are covered by insurance.  You will need a letter of medical necessity from your physician to help with reimbursement.  Also check out our other Compression Bras by Amoena, American Breast Care and Wearease.  The Slimmer by Wearease acts as both a compression bra and a shaper!

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