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  • Breast forms catalogue - JM Remedial TherapyJM Remedial Therapy
    Newsletter 5 Newsletter 6 Newsletter 7 Newsletter 8 Newsletter 10 Newsletter 11 Newsletter 12 Newsletter 13 Newsletter 16 More Info Bibliography Terms Meanings Links LO Research Excerpts Breast forms catalogue SILIMA ULTRA LIGHT BREAST FORM is specially recommended for patients with lymphoedema because it prevents lymphatic fluid buildup It offers the following features It is up to 60 lighter than gel forms Its unique ring structure ensures stability yet it allows natural movement A deep hollowing out prevents contact with sensitive scar tissue and pressure on skin The bottom edge finish ensures good air circulation When worn in water drainage is effortlessly achieved It is also suitable for patients after breast conservation surgery Symmetrical SILIMA SOFT AND LIGHT Suitable for minimal no tissue loss under the axial armpit It is up to 30 lighter than traditional silicone gel Ideally suited if sensitive scar tissue is present It mimics the natural breast Softly rounded symmetrical and asymmetrical Lateral extension right or left Asymmetrical is especially for larger women SILIMA CLASSIC SOFT 2 layer form for full weight compensation Moves like natural breast SILIMA xtra Partial form with adhesive pads It has an adhesive pad for positioning where you want it Beneath

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  • Mastectomy bras catalogue - JM Remedial TherapyJM Remedial Therapy
    Flash 12 News Flash 13 Newsflash 14 News flash 15 News Flash 16 Newsletter Newsletter 1 Newsletter 2 Newsletter 3 Newsletter 4 Newsletter 5 Newsletter 6 Newsletter 7 Newsletter 8 Newsletter 10 Newsletter 11 Newsletter 12 Newsletter 13 Newsletter 16 More Info Bibliography Terms Meanings Links LO Research Excerpts Mastectomy bras catalogue Lingerie made by Silima offers all the advantages you could wish for in a bra The extensive collection of bras offers a choice ranging from elevant to classic or sporty in fashionable colours and designs one of which is bound to appeal to you The bras have a carefully planned design which give you the reassurance that the breast form cannot slip out of place The materials are skin friendly and double layered in places to ensure that neither the straps nor fastenings can cut into the skin and cause discomfort My favorites FLORA Soft and smooth stretch lace with floral design Fully lined Side panels Superbly comfortable support Soft shoulder padding adjustable straps BIANCA Elegance and comfort Padded cups Made for the smaller bust Slightly wider adjustable straps with soft lining Made of top material featuring sophisticated pattern Fashionable appearance with elegant flair DIANA Has a two section cup With decorative lace trim across the neckline Is made of smooth soft microfiber Adjustable straps with soft shoulder padding KYLIE Sports Bra Heat regulating Comfortable bustier cut Outstanding wearing comfort Provides additional support and minimizes breast movement during sports The neckline back panels and straps are made of moisture wicking fabric Permeable to water vapourt 2 moulded pockets made of breathable material CARA recommended for underarm seroma fluid Made of highly elastic material double layered at the frong Extra wide shoulder support adjustable in three stages to enable precise lengthening of the shoulder armpit area Front fastening with

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  • Breast Care accessories - JM Remedial TherapyJM Remedial Therapy
    6 News Flash 7 News Flash 8 News Flash 9 News Flash 10 News Flash 11 News Flash 12 News Flash 13 Newsflash 14 News flash 15 News Flash 16 Newsletter Newsletter 1 Newsletter 2 Newsletter 3 Newsletter 4 Newsletter 5 Newsletter 6 Newsletter 7 Newsletter 8 Newsletter 10 Newsletter 11 Newsletter 12 Newsletter 13 Newsletter 16 More Info Bibliography Terms Meanings Links LO Research Excerpts Breast Care accessories Accessories Available in 2 to 3 days no postage charged Nowadays some 80 of all breast surgery is conservative Silima shells and partial breast forms can compensate volume differences following conservative breast surgery or reconstruction or generally different sized breast These forms are available in various sizes shapes and strengths to give a good feeling of security and complete freedom of movement SILIMA Nipples Range of colours and sizes Skin friendly Easy to handle Repeatedly self adhesive Adhesive layer can be cleaned and re activated SILIMA xtra Partial form with adhesive pads Adhesive pad for positioning it just where you want it The matt outer skin enhances the natural appearance Wear it with a self adhesive nipple to enfance the natural effect SILIMA conform ultra soft partial form Always looks natural regardless of your bust contour Particularly soft inner layer made of transparent silicone Ideal for sensitive scar tissue and suitable for initial care Smoothly adapts to your movements Velvety matt appearance Silky soft feel SILIMA Shell NEW secure positioning with just one adhesive strip The new one piede adhesive strip makes the form even easier to handle and clean The ultra thin adhesive strip unobtrusively sticks to the back of the form The soft form gently moulds the breast and adapts to body temperature Mirrors the natural female form The matt outer skin enhances the natural appearance Can be worn

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  • Financial Assistance - JM Remedial TherapyJM Remedial Therapy
    Flash 12 News Flash 13 Newsflash 14 News flash 15 News Flash 16 Newsletter Newsletter 1 Newsletter 2 Newsletter 3 Newsletter 4 Newsletter 5 Newsletter 6 Newsletter 7 Newsletter 8 Newsletter 10 Newsletter 11 Newsletter 12 Newsletter 13 Newsletter 16 More Info Bibliography Terms Meanings Links LO Research Excerpts Financial Assistance Financial assistance towards the cost of breast prostheses is available from Medicare Australia the Department of Veterans s Affairs and or your private health fund As rules change please check what assistance is available when doing your purchase Medicare s External Breast Prostheses Reimbursement Program Women who are permanent residents of Australia have a current Medicare entitlement and have had a full or partial mastectomy as a result of breast cancer or as a preventative measure against breast cancer can receive a reimbursement of up to 400 for each new or replacement breast prosthesis from Medicare If you have had a bilateral mastectomy you are eligible for a reimbursement for two breast prostheses of up to 400 each To make a claim for replacement prostheses there must be a period of two years or more between the purchase dates of the prostheses Claim forms are available from any Medicare office or can be downloaded from their website For more information visit Medicare Australia call 13 20 11 or visit any Medicare office Department of Veterans Affairs The Department of Veterans Affairs provides free breast forms and mastectomy bras to eligible war widows and veterans You need a referral from your GP or surgeon For more information call 1800 555 254 Private health insurance Private health funds vary in their rebates for breast prostheses and related products such as mastectomy bras depending on your cover level You also need a letter from your GP or your surgeon stating why you

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  • Lymphoedema - JM Remedial TherapyJM Remedial Therapy
    Newsflash 14 News flash 15 News Flash 16 Newsletter Newsletter 1 Newsletter 2 Newsletter 3 Newsletter 4 Newsletter 5 Newsletter 6 Newsletter 7 Newsletter 8 Newsletter 10 Newsletter 11 Newsletter 12 Newsletter 13 Newsletter 16 More Info Bibliography Terms Meanings Links LO Research Excerpts Lymphoedema What do you need to know Lymphoedema is a long term chronic swelling of an area of the body due to a compromised lymphatic system i e obstruction damage genetic malformation or removal of lymph nodes Lymphoedema is also called Low Flow High Protein Oedema because of the accumulation of proteins in the tissue Blood proteins such as albumin and globulin help maintain fluid balance in the body by attracting the fluid back into the veins from the tissue With too much proteins in the tissue and not enough of them in the veins this balance is disrupted and swelling occurs Lymphoedema is usually accompanied by feelings of heaviness aching weakness in the area and decrease in range of movement It can have a significant impact on someone s quality of life and personal ability to care about themselves the family and work There is no cure for Lymphoedema but it can be controlled with good management Major causes of secondary lymphoedema Surgery and or radiation treatment of the lymphatic nodes associated with cancer management Mastectomy or lumpectomy are the most common cause for lymphoedema in our Western society Lymphoedema may also occur in the lower limbs or groin after surgery for colon hysterectomy with removal of lymph nodes Vascular abnormality and use of medication in particular those associated with deep vein thrombosis DVT or breast cancer Filariasis is the most prevalent kind of Lymphoedema in tropical regions such as India Africa Southeast Asia It affects women more than men and results from the exposure

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  • Complex Lymphatic Therapy - JM Remedial TherapyJM Remedial Therapy
    limb This is actually the easy part of the treatment and the hardest part consists of complying to a self care program However according to a recent study a reduction in lymphoedema achieved from a single course of CLT can be successfully maintained for 5 years without further treatment provided the patient is compliant with a proper self care program A self care program includes wearing a compression garment daily and for some bandaging at night to maintain the limb reduction exercise self manual lymphatic drainage deep abdominal breathing and good skin care routine to avoid infection in the affected limb Lymphatic drainage massage The lymphatic drainage is a superficial and rhythmical treatment which involves thorough clearance of an area before moving to the next it is also slow because the lymphatic system is rather sluggish and the fluid can be particularly viscous The lymphatic fluid is drained according to the maping of the lymphatic system in the body The massage strokes follow the direction of drainage towards the appropriate nodal site The lymph nodes are regarded as filtering stations They are gently but more strongly pumped and scooped In cases where lymph nodes have been removed as in cancer surgery it is necessary to bypass an area of drainage towards another nodal site to obtain a reduction in swelling The deep lymphatic system is innervated just like the blood circulation only approximately 6 times per minute in comparison with the heart which pumps the blood at the rate of 60 times per minute A lymphatic drainage massage can increase the pumping of the lymph vessels up to 50 times per minute Compression garments The basic treatment for all venous and lymphatic drainage disorders is compression therapy A medical compression garment correctly fitted stops swelling from occuring and also maintains

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  • Frequently Asked Questions - JM Remedial TherapyJM Remedial Therapy
    Smith s method I taught CLT for three years at the former Australian College of Natural Medicine Please click here for more information Question 3 Are you recognized by Medicare Answer No Medicare does not recognize massage or CLT However with a referral from your doctor for bandaging or for compression garments your private health fund may reimburse some of the cost Question 4 Are you recognized by private health funds Answer Yes I am recognized by private health funds for Remedial Massage Therapy and Lymphatic Drainage Massage should you have the adequate cover With a referral from your doctor for bandaging or for a compression garment your Private Health Fund may reimburse the cost of the bandages and the garment Question 5 Can you participate in a Care Plan EPC organized by my GP to obtain rebates from Medicare Answer No I cannot You will have to pay the full price Should you need bandaging I will give you a quotation for the treatment and usually for the intensive treatment my cost is reduced Remember that you can only claim on the EPC or your private health fund but not both together EPC under Medicare reimburses you approximately 50 00 on the consultation for 5 visits only Question 6 I suffer from Lymphoedema what can you do for me Answer I will first asses your condition and take measurements Should you have unilateral limb Lymphoedema I would record your levels of swelling with the Bioimpedance Analysis I can teach you a self care program with self massage and exercise I will organize a treatment plan including lymphatic drainage and compression therapy bandaging if necessary and compression garment I may advise on dietary supplements to support the treatment plan Sometimes I refer to other practitioners to take care other underlying conditions that may exacerbate your Lymphoedema and so create a support network Ultimately my goal is to assist you to become independent and restore quality in your life while monitoring your progress Should you have more questions please send me an email jeanine jmremedialtherapy com au FAQs about compression garments Compression stockings have been proven to be an effective and the least invasive treatment for vascular concerns Even so most people are reluctant to wear them Here are the most frequently ask questions about compression garments Question1 Are they too hot to wear in Queensland Answer Queensland weather can be hot and compression garments can sometimes be uncomfortable to wear if not staying in an air conditioning environment To cool the body down I would suggest spraying them with cold water The best time to start wearing a compression garment is in winter to gradually adjust to them Some garments are also available in cotton which make them cooler and softer to wear Most people will continue wearing their stockings after experiencing their benefits You can also wear your garments open toes Question 2 Should I wear my compression stockings when I exercise Answer Yes you should wear your compression

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  • MLD benefits - JM Remedial TherapyJM Remedial Therapy
    4 News Flash 5 News Flash 6 News Flash 7 News Flash 8 News Flash 9 News Flash 10 News Flash 11 News Flash 12 News Flash 13 Newsflash 14 News flash 15 News Flash 16 Newsletter Newsletter 1 Newsletter 2 Newsletter 3 Newsletter 4 Newsletter 5 Newsletter 6 Newsletter 7 Newsletter 8 Newsletter 10 Newsletter 11 Newsletter 12 Newsletter 13 Newsletter 16 More Info Bibliography Terms Meanings Links LO Research Excerpts MLD benefits The following conditions could benefit from Manual Lymphatic Drainage we practice The Casley Smith Approach Arthritis Decreases swelling Treats pain and stiffness Increases muscle strength Maintains joint mobility Cancer Reduces swelling associated with the condition and or the side effects of treatment Promotes psychological wellness by reducing stress levels and anxiety Reduces pain and muscular tension CFS Ross River Fever lethargy Boosts the immune system and increases energy levels Concussion Decreases swelling around the head and face Constipation and irritable bowel syndrome Increases fluid levels to the digestive system Down syndrome Boosts the immune system Decrease restlessness and increases alertness Post athletic event Removes excess fluid in the tissues Drains lactic acid and other metabolites Promotes quick recovery Post surgery Decreases bruising and swelling Assists in

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