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Lipedema Advanced Care, with Dr. Alexo Carballeira as Medical Director, and a multidisciplinary team at the Hospital Fontana, for Lipedema treatment and research.
Calle Alicante 31, Valencia
+34 963 410 600
• Hypersensitivity, pain in the soft tissues both at rest and when walking or
• Sensation of heaviness, fatigue, tingling.
• Accumulation of lipedemic fat, from the waist to the knees or ankles.
• Appearance of bruises
• Emotional affectation due to ignorance of the disease and consequent delay in diagnosis.
The fat that accumulates in the extremities has different characteristics from normal fat. Lipedemic adipocytes are larger and react little or not at all to conventional diets and exercise. Furthermore, it is a fat that hurts from pressure, even spontaneously. At the circulatory level, lymphatic return slows down, which leads to fluid retention, edema and easy bruising
It is important to carry out this test to rule out vascular pathology and it also
allows us to visualize and measure fat with the typical characteristics of Lipedema.
It allows us to study the state of the superficial and deep venous circulation.
Telephone information hours available
It allows the functional study of the lymphatic system and the diagnosis of
lymphedema. In Lipedema the findings are normal.
Diagnosis is usually made by a vascular surgeon or rehabilitation physician. It is important to choose a good specialist who knows this disease, since a good diagnosis is essential to determine the appropriate treatment.