Navigation Links
BrightLife Direct Introduces 3 New Lymphedema Product Lines
Date:5/5/2011

WASHINGTON, May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BrightLife Direct, a compression clothing distributor, recently added three new lymphedema products to its inventory. Products by Farrow Medical, Solaris and Gottfried are now available online through the Washington, DC-based company.

These compression garments are used in lymphedema treatment. Lymphedema is a medical condition that involves swelling of the arms, legs or hands. Although it can be caused by a genetic condition, it is often caused by lymph node removal after breast cancer surgery. Statistics show that up to 50 percent of breast cancer survivors develop lymphedema. About 32 percent have persistent swelling three years after surgery. While there is no cure for this condition, lymphedema can be managed with the use of compression sleeves, gloves, stockings and wraps.

"We have received requests from therapists for hard-to-find products, so we are trying to address that need," said Kip Bright, president of BrightLife Direct. "We want to be a resource for patients and therapists who need these compression garments."

BrightLife Direct will begin carrying jobst bandages over the next few months. These are long-stretch and short-stretch bandages which accommodate patients during different stages of their treatment. The FarrowWrap resembles a sports brace and has adjustable hook and loop closures. The Farrow Microfine glove is another new addition to BrightLifeDirect's inventory. It is made of more lightweight material than other types of compression gloves, allowing for more hand flexibility.

BrightLife Direct also carries Swell Spots, manufactured by Solaris, Inc. Swell Spot is typically placed under clothing, bandaging, or a compression garment to gently massage the underlying tissue and break up problem areas of swelling.

Gottfried Medical makes custom compression garments for all parts of the body. These reasonably priced garments are custom ordered to meet the specific needs of the patient, making them more comfortable to wear.

About BrightLife Direct, Inc.: BrightLife Direct (http://www.brightlifedirect.com/) has been serving those who wear compression garments for more than 10 years. The Washington, DC-based company offers name brand products at discounted prices. This includes compression stockings from Jobst, Mediven, Sigvaris and Juzo. The company features a private label brand, Allegro stockings, which meets all rigorous testing standards and is available at 50% to 60% less than name brands.


'/>"/>
SOURCE BrightLife Direct, Inc.
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Quest Diagnostics Launches Simplexa™ C. Difficile Universal Direct Test in Europe
2. Boston Scientifics SpyGlass® Direct Visualization System Achieves Global Utilization Milestones
3. Alexza Prices $16.1 Million Registered Direct Offering
4. Abaxis Appoints Vernon Altman to Board of Directors
5. Thomas Mac Mahon Joins SynapDx Corporations Board of Directors
6. Daiichi Sankyo Receives First Market Approval in Japan for LIXIANA® (edoxaban), a Direct Oral Factor Xa Inhibitor, for the Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism after Major Orthopedic Surgery
7. Valeant Pharmaceuticals Adds Corporate Governance Expert Abe Friedman to its Slate of Proposed Cephalon Directors
8. Former Pfizer Inc. Senior Director Joins Growing MusclePharm Medical Advisory Board
9. Adeona to Raise $3.5 Million in Registered Direct Offering
10. Delcath Expands Board of Directors With Appointment of Gabriel Leung
11. Laser Spine Institute Directors And Surgeon Publish Case Study
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/4/2017)... 4, 2017  Fortuna Fix Inc. (" Fortuna "), ... first to eliminate the need for embryonic and fetal stem ... neurodegenerative diseases. Fortuna announced today the ... Michael Fehlings , MD, PhD; Father Kevin FitzGerald , ... and Professor James Giordano , PhD. "We ...
(Date:5/4/2017)... Israel , May 4, 2017  DarioHealth Corp. ... mobile health and big data solutions, today announced that ... A&D Company, and STI Technologies Limited to lower diabetes ... immediately. Through STI,s innoviCares card, which is available throughout ... , DarioHealth customers will be eligible for additional savings ...
(Date:5/3/2017)... , May 3, 2017  Kalorama Information ... of nine percent next year and this is ... and hematopoietic stem cell (HSCT) or bone marrow ... testing technologies are well-suited for this task. This ... research publisher Kalorama Information. The various PCR-based methodologies, ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:5/26/2017)... ... 26, 2017 , ... “Just What Happened in the Garden of Eden”: retells the stories of ... is the creation of published author, Penelope Colt, mother, trader, horse farmer, artist and a ... when she was three. At six, they moved to Dayton, Ohio, where Penny graduated ...
(Date:5/24/2017)... , ... May 24, 2017 , ... ... background. Understanind and choosing the most appropriate instruments for research and understanding the ... research finding. This webinar will focus on innovations in stereo microscopy for brightfield ...
(Date:5/24/2017)... ... May 24, 2017 , ... Drs. Nicholas Rallis and Chris ... spent 10 years as clinical instructors for the reputable Full Mouth Rehabilitation continuing ... the program, private practitioners receive cutting-edge clinical training and learn how to perform ...
(Date:5/24/2017)... ... May 24, 2017 , ... Myers Jackson is well known ... ability to sell luxury homes anywhere on the planet. The luxury home market is ... Hattiesburg to Houston city-scapes. A quick search of “11 Spyglass Hill Auction will enlighten ...
(Date:5/24/2017)... ... May 24, 2017 , ... Accordant Technology, a trusted ... ExtraHop delivers an analytics-first approach, layered with machine learning, that provides real-time visibility ... to the cloud to the edge. Through the new partnership, customers get the ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):