Lipoedema is a congenital, usually progressive
progressive increase and disease of the fatty tissue. This
increase in fat cells occurs primarily in women between the ages of
between the ages of 20 and 40.
Cold skin Orange peel skin / Cellulite Feeling of heaviness in the legs or arms Noticeable pressure and touch sensitivity Hardening (lumps) in the subcutaneous tissue with pain on contact Susceptibility to bruising (haematoma) - even with weak impacts Prolonged standing or sitting activities cause swelling of the legs
Only women are affected by lipedema. A
clear indication of the disease is the disproportionate relationship between a slender
slim upper body and very strong legs. Those affected are
are usually forced to wear trousers which are often two or more
sizes larger than the upper parts. A particularly typical feature
characteristic is that the hands and feet of lipedema sufferers are unaffected by the
remain unaffected by the growth of fat cells. In the case of normal overweight
(adiposity) or purely aesthetically disturbing body shapes, such as the
such as the so-called riding breeches, these peculiarities do not occur.
do not occur. The affected areas of the body usually include the upper or lower legs, as well as the upper or lower arms.
Type I: Fat tissue proliferation in the area of the buttocks and hips (riding trousers phenomenon) Type II: Lipoedema extends to the knees, fat flap formations in the area of the inner side of the knee Type III: Lipedema extends from the hips to the ankles Type IV: Arms & legs are affected up to the wrists / ankles, with the exception of the feet and hands. Type V: Lipolymphoedema with increased water retention in the back of the hands and feet as well as fingers and toes
In untreated patients, the lipedema problem increases slowly but steadily over the years. A permanent minimisation of the symptoms can only be achieved by a
surgical intervention. Our experience has shown that
that liposuction of the fat cells using the water jet assisted
method with the Body Jet a significant optimisation of the body shape and
quality of life, as well as a considerable minimisation of the
can be achieved.
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