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StickyJ Medical ID and sister company Thoughtful Impressions have been family owned and operated for more than 21 years. The company is led by CEO Lori Torman, who has an eye for great quality and classic styles. In the early days of medical id bracelets (we're talking 1960's), medical alert bracelets were pretty boring -- basically engraved metal tags with curb link chains. The same styles were offered for children, just smaller (no wonder kids didn't want to wear them). And, by the end of the 20th century things hadn't improved that much. Lori was among the first to recognize that medical id's could be fashion conscious, and in 2005 launched designs in leather as well as stainless, and introduced polyester kids medical id bracelets that had cute designs. The sport strap line of child medical id's she introduced nearly 20 years ago is still the most popular line of children's medical jewelry on the market today. And, we now produce more than 100 different styles of medical alert bracelets and necklaces for men and women. Our engraved bracelets are individually custom engraved by our team of master engravers, ship within three (M-F) business days from the date you order, and all products come with a 90 warranty against manufacturing defects. Please come and shop with us today. It will be our pleasure to serve you.

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Lymphedema Living Tips

Lymphedema Living Tips

26th May 2022

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Lymphedema, also known as lymphatic obstruction affects a large part of the human population globally. It’s a condition caused by a blockage of the lymphatic system and when left untreated, it can cause severe problems and pains. It’s important to know what to do and what to avoid when dealing with lymphedema. Treatment can help ease lymphedema, but unfortunately, at this time, it cannot be cured. Lymphedema is commonly caused by cancer treatments. Here is a short helpful list with Lymphedema living tips.

  1. It’s incredibly important to wear a medical alert bracelet. Not only should a person with lymphedema wear an alert bracelet, but they need to be sure that they wear it on the correct arm to indicate where to not have a needle inserted or blood pressure taken from. Medical alert bracelets are typically engraved with information such as Lymphedema Alert- No Needles/BP – Right Arm. This type of information is helpful in alerting medical staff, but I’d like to reiterate the importance of wearing this bracelet on the correct arm to help medical staff as much as possible.

2. Exercise extreme caution when traveling by airplane. The reason for this cautionary approach is due to the elevated pressure in an airplane. The cabin pressure can cause extremities to swell and make a person very uncomfortable. It’s recommended to do therapeutic exercises while on the flight which if you ask your healthcare or lymphedema therapy specialist about, they can recommend the best ones to do while flying. Also, it’s highly beneficial to wear compression garments such as a compression sleeve and or stockings while flying.

3. Lymphedema therapy is a way to alleviate some pains associated with living with lymphedema daily. The first step is typically highly intensive physical therapy engaging the use of compression garments such as stockings and the elevation of limbs is particularly essential. Exercising daily is helpful and it aids in losing weight which can also ease the condition. Massage is also a great part of lymphedema therapy. Sometimes massaging one part of the body will actually lead to aiding in lymphatic drainage elsewhere in the body.

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Hopefully, this is a helpful list of tips for those of you have or are taking care of someone with lymphedema. Be sure to visit our website where we offer a great line of medical alert bracelets, necklaces and more which can all be custom engraved for your exact lymphedema alert needs.