Swell Spots began as mini-solutions to the big challenge of lymphedema. News spread, and hand therapists and other professionals now use them to meet a wide range of rehabilitation needs, such as problematic areas of swelling, tissue fibrosis, and contouring over and around boney prominences. Wherever there is a pocket of swelling there are Swell Spots to fit the job.
Swell Spots Facts
•Intended for individual use only.
•High performance fabrics are latex free.
•Cleared for manufacture by the FDA as medical products.
•Machine wash and dry on permanent press setting with mild detergents.
•Made in the USA.
Developed by Kimberly Brungardt, OTR, CLT-LANA, the Kimbe Swell Spot reduces the swelling over the scapula area. When tucked into the shoulder and chest straps of a patient's bra. The kidney-shaped design can be rotated around the shoulder area to address swelling, scarring, and fibrosis in this hard-to-wrap area. Therapists report that the Kimbe also works great for the inside area of the groin and around the neck.
The Academy of Lymphatic Studies is the premier source for Lymphedema Management and Manual Lymph Drainage Certification courses and training among medical professionals and therapists around the world.