The patients s/p mastectomy can show intra- and extra-fascicular fat accumulation, which could explain the difficulties encountered in the traditional physical therapy treatment (lymphatic manual drainage, presso-therapy, and bandaging).
The post-surgical oedema and fibrosis that remain despite the use of manual lymphatic drainage, presso-therapy, and bandaging (strapping) could be taken over by the technique LPG ®.
Opposite, you will find scientific support to combining manual lymphatic drainage and the technique LPG® in cases of post-surgical oedema and fibrosis.
Hence, in the cases of fibro-fatty aggregation we support combining the LPG ® and the conventional approach of treating lymph-oedema.
Furthermore, the technique LPG® can be valuable in the treatment of the common cellulite (orange skin), which consists of the cutaneous association of oedema, fibrosis, and sclerosis.