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Manual Lymph Drainage

Manual lymph drainage treatment

30 mins - $60
MLD is a non invasive manual technique that can have a powerful effect on the body. During this treatment, the skin is stretched in a way that encourages lymph flow, moving fluid from your swollen areas into a place where the lymphatic system is working normally.

Why MLD?

Very different from traditional forms of massage that rely on deep and rigorous rubbing, MLD is targeted to a specific area, and is extremely gentle. It should feel as if the skin is being brushed, not rubbed or kneaded. If performed correctly with the correct pressure, direction and speed, this low intensity treatment can greatly enhance recovery and facilitate drainage.

Two or three treatments are recommended post-op, which can start 24 hours after surgery (with written physician approval). Trauma (surgery) can depress the function of the lymphatic system. MLD is used to stimulate temporary rerouting of the lymph to functional vessels and nodes to reduce swelling. The work achieves a wide variety of benefits, but the most significant in post-op situations is the reduction of pain, bruising and edema.

Benefits of MLD

  • Cleanses the tissues
  • Reduces swelling
  • Reduces bruising
  • Eliminates toxins from your body
  • Relieves pain
  • Promotes healing

Conditions that may respond to MLD

  • Acne / eczema
  • Chronic Fatigue
  • Colds, congestion
  • Post cold or flu congestion
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Migraines
  • Sinusitis
  • Sprains, Strains
  • Tinnitus
  • Burns
  • Chronic Pain
  • Acute of chronic coughs
  • Fractures / Dislocations
  • Neck Pain / whiplash
  • Pre and post-surgery
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Shoulder / Neck Pain
  • Stress reduction
  • Tendinitis
  • General regeneration