Manual Lymphatic Drainage is a specialized, gentle massage therapy designed to eliminate toxins in the lymphatic system and treat more serious conditions such as Lymphoedema (aka Lymphatic Manual lymphatic drainage uses light, repetitive skin stretching movement that is very specific: the skin is stretched in a specific direction and sequence to help speed the rate at which the lymphatic fluid reaches the appropriate lymph node groups for filtration and decongestion of the tissues.
Feb 13, 2009 This was extra footage I shot a few years agosorry about the low quality: ) Manual compression: Massage techniques, known as manual lymph drainage, can be useful for some people with lymphedema. This is known as milking the leg and usually requires another family member to be trained to help you. Manual lymphatic drainage is a very light technique that stretches and twists the skin in a very precise manner and direction in order to allow the lymphatic system to draw more fluid out of the tissue and into the lymphatic system.
Manual lymphatic drainage (MLD) is a type of massage based on preliminary evidence which is hypothesized to encourage the natural drainage of the lymph, which carries waste products away from the tissues back toward the heart.
If youve ever had a surgery on your lymph nodes, your doctor may have suggested lymphatic drainage massage. This is a technique used to remove waste fluids that Manual Lymph Drainage is gentle and relaxing, but has powerful effects. It consists of a slow, rhythmic progression of light strokes, and some gentle stretching of the skin. Clearing superficial congestion from the lymph system creates a vacuum effect, pulling up fluid from deeper, more distant parts of the body.