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Deep Oscillation and Self-Treating Made Big Difference to Quality of Life and Symptoms for Genital Lymphoedema Patient

Deep Oscillation and Self-Treating Made Big Difference to Quality of Life and Symptoms for Genital Lymphoedema Patient

This feedback is from Jan Bell, Lymphoedema Nurse Specialist at Berkshire West Sue Ryder Service. PhysioPod® were delighted to be able to offer the Berkshire West Sue Ryder Service a trial of three DEEP OSCILLATION® units in order to evaluate treatment effectiveness for the Lymphoedema sufferers in their care.

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, UK, July 28, 2016 — This feedback is from Jan Bell, Lymphoedema Nurse Specialist at Berkshire West Sue Ryder Service. PhysioPod® were delighted to be able to offer the Berkshire West Sue Ryder Service a trial of three DEEP OSCILLATION® units in order to evaluate treatment effectiveness for the Lymphoedema sufferers in their care.

“I used the Deep Oscillation therapy using “the paddle” with a patient with genital swelling. They had quite engorged swelling which was very uncomfortable and tight, but mostly very distressing. They had other health problems too, and because of this, conventional methods of treatment would be contraindicated.

Using the paddle to self treat (because of the private area being treated), there was no embarrassment from the patient, they felt in control, and I guided them to use stroking movements up towards the groin/trunk – for SYMPTOM MANAGEMENT ONLY.

After one treatment the swelling was much softer to one side of the groin and the genitals felt less full. After the 2nd treatment a week later, both sides of the groin felt softer and the genital area was much softer and less swollen and stayed improved until the next appointment with mild intermittent swelling.

After the 3rd and final treatment (the trial period) the swelling felt more comfortable.

The patient experienced it as “really good, it helped a lot, it was really comfortable”

Other methods of gentle compression to the genitals were used, but alone, they were not as effective. The introduction of Deep Oscillation and self-treating made a big difference to the patient`s quality of life and symptoms.”

Jan Bell
Lymphoedema Specialist Nurse
Berkshire West Sue Ryder Service

Find a Qualified Lymphoedema Practitioner using DEEP OSCILLATION® at http://www.physiopod.co.uk/manual-lymphatic-drainage-therapists.shtml
Read Practitioner and Patient Lymphoedema Testimonials at http://www.physiopod.co.uk/long-term-condtion-testimonials.shtml

About PhysioPod® UK Limited:
PhysioPod® UK Ltd is directed by Sisters, Julie Soroczyn and Mary Fickling who exclusively supply the UK and Ireland with internationally patented DEEP OSCILLATION® electrostatic massage therapy. Non-invasive, non-traumatic, electrostatic impulses are delivered (without pressure, saving the clinicians hands) through vinyl gloves or applicator heads. DEEP OSCILLATION® permeates an 8 cm tissue and is fast becoming the tool of choice for Lymphoedema and Lipoedema, treatment and management, with patients self-managing with the personal unit. PhysioPod® UK Ltd are NHS Approved Suppliers and listed on Professor Timothy Watson’s ‘Electrotherapy On The Web’ website (although not an endorsement or recommendation) listed as providing a ‘professional service’. In 2016, PhysioPod™ UK Ltd is delighted to add the expertise of Elaine MacNicol RGN Clinical Nurse Specialist to their team. DEEP OSCILLATION® is now ‘recommended’ by Dr Vodder Academy International and ‘The Wittlinger Lymphoedema Clinic’ in Austria. PhysioPod® UK Ltd has been members of MLDuk since 2010 and became Corporate Members of The British Lymphoedema Society in 2014. PhysioPod® UK Ltd are members of Lipoedema UK. PhysioPod® UK Ltd are proud to announce they are winners in the 2016 Global Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Awards 2016 recognising individuals and companies ‘dedicated to saving lives and bringing comfort and health to those in pain’

Contact:
Mary Fickling
PhysioPod UK Limited
Sherbrook Road
Daybrook, Nottingham, NG5 6AS
01159 167 685
info@physiopod.co.uk

http://www.physiopod.co.uk

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