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RESISTANCE EXERCISE

*Consult your health care provider before starting any exercise**

General instructions:

• Consult your health care provider before starting any exercise

• Wear your compression sleeves during exercise

• Exercise Program:

      • Wear comfortable clothes during exercises
      • Start exercise with no to light resistance band (i.e. yellow band) and
      • progress slowly
      • Perform exercises in the same order
      • Perform exercises movement in a slow and controlled manner
      • Inhale for 2 seconds and exhale for 4 seconds throughout each exercise.
      • For each exercise perform 2 sets of 10 repetitions 3-4 days/week

Please click on the following PDF link Lymphedema Resistance Exercise for the rest of the document which contains exercises (with diagrams) for both Upper and Lower Limb Lymphedema.

Additional Resources

Top 3 Exercises for Arm Lymphedema (video)

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