Pitting is the first stage of oedema. This is mainly seen with people that have heart issues and pregnancy.
This swelling can feel tight and uncomfortable to mobilise. Our suggests is to elevate as often as you can. Elevation assists the fluid to move into the lymph nodes.
Drink water throughout the day, this will assist the lymphatic system to remove toxins from your body. Your diet and exercise is important, this is to continue when you have pitting.
We do have treatments that assists with fluid removal and the use of compression garments. Feel free to contact us for more information.