Lymphoedema

Lymphoedema is a type of chronic oedema where the lymphatics have been damaged (secondary lymphoedema) or there is congenital malformation of the lymphatics. (primary lymphoedema). The main cause of secondary lymphoedema is the treatment of cancer namely surgical...

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...

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...