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Yoga & Physical Therapy How Does Yoga Work in Lymphedema ?

  title={Yoga & Physical Therapy How Does Yoga Work in Lymphedema ?},
  author={Narahari and T. Ryan},
  • Narahari, T. Ryan
  • Published 2013
  • The lymphatic system represents an accessory route through which fluid can flow from interstitial spaces into the blood. It drains those cells, proteins and large particulate matter which are not removed by blood capillaries [1]. Lymphedema occurs when lymph vessel function is greatly impaired due to blockade, gross dilatation or loss. The pathogenesis of the major cause of lymphedema, filariasis, involves a parasite that lives in the lymphatic collecting ducts near their lymph node termination… CONTINUE READING

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