Lymphoedema affects over 400,000 people in the UK and the numbers are increasing. To find out more about Lymphoedema and what the lymphatic system does, see What is Lymphoedema?
One of the best ways of keeping your lymphatic system healthy is to be active. The lymphatic system does not have a pump, like the heart, so we need to help it along by using our large and small muscles. Any movement is better than none and there are activities suitable for all abilities.