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Research: Vibration Therapy for Lymphedema

Jay Research 02/04/2022

Vibration therapy has been well recognized for its effectiveness in treating lymphedema. However there are little scientific research conducted to examine its efficacy. We can still get some good concepts in general through the research of vibration therapy for circulation improvement.

On the other hand, some early research projects focused on the negative impact of vibration: prolonged exposure to vibration of certain frequency causing edema and white finger due to vibration induced neuropathy.

Understanding the potential negative impact can help us develop the correct modalities and equipment for treating lymphedema.

Whole-Body Vibration Training Increases Stem/Progenitor Cell Circulation Levels and May Attenuate Inflammation
01/07/2020, Yameena Jawed | PubMed
Plantar vibration improves leg fluid flow in perimenopausal women
March 2005, Julian M Stewart | PubMed.gov
Effect of Multi-Frequency Whole-Body Vibration on Muscle Activation, Metabolic Cost and Regional Tissue Oxygenation
07/24/2020, Himanshu Saxena | PubMed.gov
Treatment of peripheral lymphedema by concomitant application of magnetic fields, vibration and hyperthermia: a preliminary report
June 2002, M Ohkuma | M Ohkuma
Intraneural edema following exposure to vibration
August 1987, G Lundborg | PubMed
Pathophysiology and classification of the vibration white finger
April 2000, B Noël | PubMed.gov