Massaging edema, or swelling, in the legs begins with elevating the leg for at least 10 minutes, then massaging the swollen area, moving gradually up toward the groin. The purpose of this is to guide the excess fluid bac... More »

Treatments for edema include elevating the affected limb, exercise, massage, compression and medication, according to Mayo Clinic. Limiting salt intake also helps to reduce the swelling. More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Edema can be treated by compressing, moving, massaging and elevating the affected body part, according to Mayo Clinic. It's important to protect the affected area by cleaning and moisturizing it regularly. Salt can exace... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Resting, applying ice to the swollen area, compression, elevation and massaging are at-home remedies that can temporarily relieve pain associated with swelling in the legs, according to WebMD. It is important to first as... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Individuals can prevent venous leg ulcers by encouraging blood flow in the legs and managing any edema, according to Cleveland Clinic. Patients can also wear compression stockings to prevent edema. Patients can also mana... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Options for home treatment of restless leg syndrome that help to relieve sufferers' pain include hot baths and massage to relax muscles and make the legs less restless. Mayo Clinic recommends over-the-counter pain reliev... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Weeping leg edema is a medical condition in which pressure builds up in small veins in the leg and water from the blood seeps out of the veins and eventually out the skin. Typically the leg will swell up and eventually a... More »