As part of Lymphoedema Awareness Week, we at The Karri Clinic decided to join the battle to raise awareness and take part in the 'Sock it!' campaign.
Your lymphatic system carries fluid and harmful substances through your lymph vessels, which lead to lymph nodes. The waste is then filtered out by lymphocytes — infection-fighting cells that live in your lymph nodes — and ultimately flushed from your body. Lymphoedema occurs when your lymph vessels are unable to adequately drain lymph fluid, usually [...]