Manual Lymphatic Drainage is a gentle rhythmic massage technique which helps restore the body's balance by effectively clearing toxins and gently stimulating the lymphatic system.
Conditions that can benefit from lymphatic drainage include oedema, lymphoedema, sinusitis, pre and post-surgery or injury. It is particularly effective in reducing lymphoedema post-cancer.
Manual lymphatic drainage is tolerated well by patients who may find other forms of massage too painful or stimulating.
It is a slow, rhythmical treatment which makes it relaxing and therapeutic at the same time.Benefits of manual lymphatic drainage includes:
- Reduced swelling caused by lymphoedema
- Improved immune system
- Reduced sinusitis symptoms
- Reduced fluid retention
- Assists in regulating hormonal imbalances in women
- Reduced in swelling and bruising post-surgery or injury
- Reduced pain
Practitioner(s): Hailin Cheng and Zuzana Druzmanova