Are the Venice Legacy treatments safe for someone with mild lymphedema?

I developed mild lymphedema in my left arm secondary to breast cancer treatment. I had a mastectomy with lymph node dissection. I believe this treatment generates heat, would it be contraindicated for someone with lymphedema?

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Venus Legacy and lympedema

According to the manual, no, lympedema is not contraindicated for having a treatment. If you want to discuss the treatment with your cancer physician that would always be advisable. But I have several patients who have had breast cancer who have these treatments and their physicians have cleared it (I've even talked to a few cancer doctors for these patients specifically).

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