• Lipedema is chronic condition of symmetrical build up of fatty tissue and swelling in the limbs, most commonly the legs. This condition occurs almost exclusively in women


  • Tissue enlargement in the legs
  • Aching
  • Pain
  • Muscle weakness
  • Skin is cool to touch
  • Easy bruising

Risk Factors

  • Family history
  • Previous pregnancy

Treatment Options

  • Compression stockings
  • Regular exercise
  • Tumescent liposuction at specialized centres for more advanced cases