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swollen feet/toe post hip replacement
Medication = diuretics not doing a lot to reduce swelling nor is exercise I am wondering about kinesio taping is there any evodemce it could help
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Have you talked to your docs about the swelling? If it is persisting, I would be concerned by fluid load on heart and circulatory system. Do compression stockings help? Have you tried elevation above heart level and ankle/foot pumps?
Yes, Kinesio taping can help lymphedema, but precise placement and tension need to be figured out by a trained therapist based on your specific situation. It is usually an adjunct treatment, used with other PT, exercise, massage, and possibly meds to moblize the fluid.
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