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edema in both legs and feet 2 weeks 2 days ago #72300

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I know it's common for people in wheelchair who are paraplegic and can't even stand. Any advice on how to deal with that and to bring down the swelling?

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edema in both legs and feet 2 weeks 2 days ago #72301

Compression socks?

If possible, prop your legs up high for a while each day, to let gravity help pull the excess lymph and fluid back to your trunk. For example, lay on the floor on your back with your legs on a coffee table while you watch tv for an hour. That type of thing.

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edema in both legs and feet 8 hours 17 minutes ago #72384

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Ok I do that but when I get up to move around, meaning my legs are back down, my feet and legs swell up again. Wish there was a way without having to prop up my legs all day long every day for weeks.

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