Patients and Carers

A basic overview about lymphoedema is given below but the Scottish Lymphoedema Practitioners’ Network regularly update the information in NHS Inform so you may find the information there useful. The patient support charity Lymphoedema Support Network provides...

Videos links for simple lymphatic drainage (SLD)

The University of Glasgow inconjunction with the Macmillan Lymphoedema Association (MLA) is happy to share these videos demonstrating one method of carrying out simple lymphatic drainage ( SLD) or self massage. The first 2 videos should be watched first and then the...

Chronic Oedema

Causes Chronic oedema is oedema that has been present for 3 months or more. The main causes are: Chronic venous disease Prolonged dependency/immobility e.g. follwing stroke, failure to go to bed, wheelchair bound. Obesity IV drug abuse Medication side effects e.g....

Podiatrists

Welcome to the Podiatry pages. Podiatrists are highly skilled health professionals who have been trained to prevent, diagnose, treat and rehabilitate abnormal conditions of the feet and lower limbs. They also prevent and correct deformity, keep people mobile and...