Category Archives: compression sleeve

An Ounce of Prevention – Why I Wear A Compression Sleeve

Hiking again yesterday:) I generally wear my compression sleeve when I hike, especially when it’s hot and humid. It’s just a precaution. I don’t have lymphedema, but in the past have had some episodes of swelling. After talking with my … Continue reading

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Yes, Compression Garments Can Be Fun!

Last Sunday, I volunteered all day at the Manhattan JCC for Spa Day, a relaxing and rejuvenating day for breast cancer survivors. It’s a very special day that’s all about the ladies. As women, I think we’re socialized to always … Continue reading

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Out Of The Gym and On To The Trail

It’s just too nice a day to go to the gym! I enjoy working out at the gym, but I’d rather be outside. As a trainer, I probably shouldn’t be encouraging people not to go to the gym. But as … Continue reading

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