Smart textile sleeve for treating lymphoedema

ntu sleeveA smart textile arm sleeve that uses electrical stimulation to reduce swelling and discomfort for patients with lymphoedema is being developed by engineers at the UK’s Nottingham Trent University.

The garment is designed to be an effective, unobtrusive and easy-to-use treatment for patients in their own home.

For the full story, see the July 2022 edition of Medical Textiles.


Current treatments for lymphoedema can be intensive and hard for patients to manage themselves. Photo: Nottingham Trent University