MANUAL LYMPHATIC DRAINAGE (MLD)
WHAT IS MANUAL LYMPHATIC DRAINAGE?
Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD) is gentle rhythmic pumping techniques which is intended to encourage the natural drainage of the lymph. It is not a massage but more of a medical treatment that can help with many things.
It stimulates the lymphatic vessels which carry substances vital to the defence of the body whilst removing waste products and boosting the immune system, to help the body ward off illness.
BENEFITS OF MLD
Pre/post operative cases and cosmetic surgery in particular where lymph nodes have been removed such as post cancer where the lymphatic system is impaired in some way as in lymphoedema.
Regular sufferers from common illnesses like colds and flu.
Migraines and headaches, sinus problems, hay fever and other allergies.
Glandular fever (Chronic Fatigue Syndrome).
To reduce puffiness or swelling – Oedema/fluid retention in areas such as legs, ankles, in pregnancy, long haul flights or poor circulation.
Digestive problems & those who are suffering from excess weight, low energy or lead sedentary lifestyles.
Can also help with pain from fractures & sprains, wounds, burns, rheumatism, &
Acne, rosacea and other skin conditions such as eczema including scarring from surgery.