Lymphedema Clinic Wittlinger Therapy Center

About Lymphedema Clinic Wittlinger Therapy Center

The Lymphedema Clinic Wittlinger Therapy Center is a private clinic located in Austria that specializes in residential treatment of all kinds of lymphedemas and lipedemas on the basis of combined therapies. The Lymphedema Rehabilitation Clinic offers individualized therapy to patients with lymphedema of the arms and/or legs. A list of international therapists can be found on their website. Furthermore, they offer counseling regarding precautions and beneficial lifestyles for lymphedema patients, including nutrition and diet that could aid in edema or volume reduction. Lymphedema refers to swelling that generally occurs in an arm or leg that is caused by a blockage in the lymphatic system. Although lymphedema tends to affect just one arm or leg, sometimes both arms or both legs may be swollen. Primary lymphedema is a rare, inherited condition caused by problems with the development of lymph vessels in the body. Secondary lymphedema occurs because of damage to the lymphatic system from surgery, radiation therapy, trauma or an underlying condition