Manual lymphatic drainage prior to surgery will assist with eliminating toxins from the body and boost the immune system. This prepares the body to handle the swelling, bruising, and scarring that normally takes place after surgery. Pre-surgery MLD significantly minimizes the risk of post-surgical complications.
* It is recommended to receive MLD 1 week prior to surgery.
Surgery will cause pain, swelling, fatigue, bruising, and water retention. These are all common side effects of any procedure. Post-surgical MLD will:
The Lymphatic system has a role in the body’s immune system, to fight infection and disease. Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD) keeps the lymphatic system healthy improving overall health and well-being. MLD can improve your immune system, decrease fatigue, decrease inflammation, decrease fluid retention, and remove toxins.
This is recommended for:
* see the benefits section for the recommendation list in its entirety.
Facial Lymphatic Drainage (FLD) is a type of massage that uses soft and slow movements that are directed to the lymph nodes to remove toxins and waste. Benefits of FLD :
Contraindications apply. Please see the disclaimer section.
Complete Decongestive therapy (CDT) is used to effectively treat lymphedema, lipedema, and wounds.
CDT consists of several components to improve lymphatic flow, reduce girth size, and improve skin integrity.
CDT treatment consists of :
A certified lymphedema therapist performs this.
The first visit requires additional time to develop a customized care plan (up to 90 minutes). If this is your first session with us, this is the option you must choose. The following visits are 60 mins.
*Bandages are not included. The therapist will provide purchase information.
After receiving MLD you may experience mild side effects such as:
* To minimize these effects, hydrate before and afterward.