Skip to main content Accessibility Statement

Flexitouch® Plus

for HEAD and NECK

The Flexitouch Plus system is clinically proven to stimulate the lymphatic system and aids treatment of head and neck lymphedema.

Select a body region to learn more:

Head and Neck

Upper Body

Lower Body

I call it my most prized possession because it has allowed me to engage in some normalcy.

Tim S.

Head and neck lymphedema patient

The Flexitouch Plus system is clinically proven to decrease swelling and improve swallowing. Now cancer survivors can comfortably and conveniently self-manage their lymphedema at home.

How it works


The Flexitouch Plus system provides at-home pneumatic compression therapy for daily management and symptom relief in just 32 minutes.

Flexitouch User Guide

 

The Flexitouch Plus system applies mild, dynamic pressure to stimulate lymphatic function and direct fluid away from impaired areas toward healthy, functioning regions where the fluid can be managed.

See instructional videos

Key Features


Get the brochure

  • Daily 32-minute treatment cycle

  • Mild dynamic pressure

  • Comfortable and easy to use

  • Clinically proven results

Patient Results


Head and Neck Lymphedema Patient Before Treatment
Head and Neck Lymphedema Patient After Treatment

Before

After one 32-minute treatment

Head and Neck Lymphedema Patient Before Treatment
Head and Neck Lymphedema Patient After Treatment

Before

After 8 months of treatment

Read stories

Clinical Evidence


In the first randomized control trial of home management of head and neck lymphedema, Vanderbilt researchers found statistically significant improvements with Flexitouch users1.

4x Improvement in Swallowing after Flexitouch Treatment
Level of Pain-In a trial of home management of head and neck lymphedema, researchers found improvements with Flexitouch users
External Swelling-In a trial of home management of head and neck lymphedema, researchers found improvements with Flexitouch users

Study Group N = 43

Lymphedema Patient Cutout

Flexitouch Group: n=19

  • Flexitouch Pneumatic Compression Device and Self-management of lymphedema
  • Daily use for 8 weeks
Lymphedema Patient Cutout

Self-Management Group: n=24

  • Self-management of lymphedema
  • Daily use for 8 weeks
Flexitouch Plus stimulates healthy lymph nodes in the chest to allow for optimal lymph drainage of the head, neck and face

Flexitouch Programs

Flexitouch Plus provides flexible program options. The Head & Neck Program is just 32 minutes long.

See how it works

1. Ridner, S.H., Dietrich, M.S., Deng, J. et al. Advanced Pneumatic Compression for Treatment of Lymphedema of the Head and Neck: A Randomized Wait-List Controlled Trial. Support Care Cancer (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00520-020-05540-8

For Patients

Find out if the Flexitouch Plus system is right for you

Get in touch with us

For Clinicians

Let’s work together to help your lymphedema patients

Learn more

Need help now? We’re here for you.

 

Call us at 1.833.3TACTILE (1-833-382-2845)
7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. CT, Monday through Friday and 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. CT, Saturday