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edema in both legs and feet 6 days 3 hours 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 5 days 20 hours 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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