The lymph system is made up of lymph vessels and lymph nodes that run throughout the body. The lymph vessels carry fluid to the lymph nodes. When there is an injury, or the lymph system isn’t working properly, fluid can build up in the soft tissues of the body causing swelling in the affected limb.
You can trust the vascular specialists at Vascular Health Partners. Our experienced physicians will work with you to develop a treatment plan that’s right for you. Call our office today for more information at (518) 782-3900.
Signs & Symptoms
- Tightness, heaviness or weakness in the limb
- Decreased flexibility in the ankles or wrist
- Swelling and redness of the extremity; especially involving the foot
Our vascular surgeons treat patients with lymphedema in locations across the Capital Region, NY. Contact us at (518) 782-3900 for more information or to schedule an appointment with Dr. Manish Mehta, Dr. Philip Paty, Dr. Zachary Kostun, Dr. Priya Jayakumar or other members of our vascular surgery team.