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Anti-swelling physiotherapy

Anti-swelling physiotherapy

The term comprehensive anti-edema therapy means the sum of all activities including the treatment of edema. These activities include:

  • manual lymphatic drainage
  • edema therapy
  • compression treatment
  • gymnastics, decongestive exercises and respiratory therapy
  • skin care

Anti-oedema physiotherapy at Mediss Medical Clinic

Anti-oedema physiotherapy is a specialized treatment method aimed at reducing swelling that can arise as a result of various diseases, injuries or surgeries. Oedema can cause discomfort, pain and limit mobility, so effective treatment is crucial to improve the patient’s quality of life.

Diagnosis and assessment of the patient’s condition:

  • Consultation with a physiotherapist
  • Detailed medical history
  • Evaluation of swelling (location, severity, causes)
  • Development of an individual therapeutic plan

Therapeutic techniques:

  • Lymphatic drainage: A manual massage technique that aims to improve lymph flow and reduce swelling.
  • Kinesiotaping: A therapeutic technique that involves the application of special elastic bands to the patient’s skin. It is used to support muscles and joints, improve blood and lymph circulation, reduce pain and support the body’s regenerative processes.
  • Movement exercises: Exercises aimed at improving circulation and lymphatic drainage.

Therapy monitoring and modification:

  • Regular progress assessments
  • Adjusting the intensity and techniques of therapy to the patient’s needs
  • Educating the patient on how to manage oedema on their own

Advantages of anti-oedema physiotherapy

  • Swelling Reduction: Effective reduction of swelling, leading to improved comfort and motor function.
  • Improved circulation: Therapeutic techniques improve blood and lymph flow, which supports regenerative processes.
  • Pain reduction: Reducing swelling is often associated with a reduction in pain.
  • Improved quality of life: Reduced swelling and pain translates into a better well-being and a higher quality of life for the patient.
  • Individual approach: The therapy is tailored to the specific needs and capabilities of the patient, which increases its effectiveness.

How to prepare for the visit?

  • Medical records: Bring your test results, medical history, and any relevant medical information.
  • Sportswear: Dress comfortably to allow you to perform exercises and therapeutic techniques freely.
  • Question list: Think about what questions you want to ask the physical therapist to fully understand the therapy process.
  • Edema Assessment: Prepare to describe your problem in detail – location, duration, exacerbation and exasperation factors.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How long does the process of treating edema take?

The duration of treatment depends on the cause and severity of the oedema and the patient’s individual predispositions.

  • Is anti-oedema physiotherapy painful?

Usually, the techniques used in anti-oedema therapy are gentle and should not cause pain. If you feel uncomfortable, inform the physiotherapist.

  • Can I do lymphatic drainage at home myself?

Some techniques can be performed on your own after proper training by a physiotherapist, however, it is always recommended to consult a specialist.

  • Do I need a referral for anti-oedema physiotherapy?

A referral is not always required, but it is worth consulting our office for detailed information.

  • What are the contraindications to anti-oedema physiotherapy?

Contraindications include,, acute infections, cancer, venous clots and some heart diseases. The physiotherapist conducts a thorough assessment before starting therapy.

Anti-oedema physiotherapy at Mediss Medical Clinic

At Mediss Medical Clinic, we offer professional anti-oedema physiotherapy services, tailored to the individual needs of our patients. Our team of experienced therapists uses the latest methods and techniques to ensure effective treatment and rehabilitation. We provide comprehensive care, patient education and support at every stage of therapy to restore full fitness and improve the quality of life.


Our specialists

mgr Katarzyna Borowa-Gromadzka

mgr Katarzyna Borowa-Gromadzka


I am a physiotherapist with many years of experience, a graduate of the Gdański Uniwersytet Medyczny, from which I […]

mgr Marta Śmilgiewicz

mgr Marta Śmilgiewicz


I am a physiotherapist, a graduate of the Wyższa Szkoła Zdrowia in Gdansk with a master’s degree in physiotherapy, […]


Price list

Service Price
Anti-swelling physiotherapy 1 hour 200 zł

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Our clinic is located in the very center of the Gdańsk Wrzeszcz district. You can reach us by all means of public transport.

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