The lymphedema department at Kuwait Hospital offers unique, first of its kind services to patients who are diagnosed with lymphedema. 

The department is run by highly qualified and skilled clinicians who specialize in this field and cater to patients in the different stages as well as types of lymphedema.  

The Kuwait Hospital Difference

At Kuwait Hospital, we prioritize top-tier treatment for our patients, employing the gold standard of care alongside cutting-edge equipment to ensure optimal outcomes. Our commitment to excellence drives us to continually integrate the latest advancements in medical technology, guaranteeing the highest quality of care for every individual we serve. 

One of our proudest achievements is the establishment of Kuwait’s premier department dedicated solely to lymphedema therapy. As the first and only facility of its kind in the country, we are dedicated to providing specialized care and support for patients grappling with lymphedema, reflecting our unwavering commitment to addressing diverse healthcare needs within our community. 

What is Lymphedema?

Lymphedema is a chronic condition characterized by swelling, typically in the arms or legs, due to a blockage or dysfunction in the lymphatic system. It can result from surgery, radiation therapy, infection, or other factors that impair lymphatic drainage. 

At Kuwait Hospital, we understand the challenges and complexities of managing lymphedema, which is why we have established a dedicated department specifically tailored to lymphedema therapy. 

Our Services and Treatments

  • Diagnosing and managing the various types of lymphedema (primary and secondary) in all its different stages.  
  • Managing primary lymphedema affecting the upper and lower limbs, face and genitalia.  
  • Providing care for patients with secondary lymphedema such as those cancers related, phlebolymphedema and post-surgical (such as plastic surgery lymphatic collections).  
  • Diagnosing and managing lipedema pre and post operatively in all its various stages and types.  
  • Providing care for complicated lipo-lymphedema diagnoses.  
  • Treating patients with edema pertaining to different etiologies.  
  • Apply lymphedema compression therapy to patient with chronic open wounds.  
  • Long-term care to ensure optimal quality of life for those diagnosed with primary and secondary lymphedema as well as lipedema/lipolymphedema.  

Know your Doctor

Our Services are provided by a Doctor of Physical Therapist who’s is a certified Lymphedema and wound care therapist with over 15 years of experience. 

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