Lymph Draining Massage
For a faster and better recovery, benefit from post-surgical manual lymphatic drainage massages.
After any type of surgery, physical therapy and massage are essential to achieving a faster and less painful recovery. The purpose of lymph drainage massages is to move fluid out of your tissues into lymph nodes. This reduces swelling and expedites the healing process.
Who can benefit?
Pre-Surgery. When performed at least two weeks prior to an operation, this massage can help prepare the body for surgery by flushing out toxins, stimulating the immune system, and ensuring the proper functioning of the lymphatic system.
Post-Surgery. After an invasive procedure is performed, this treatment contributes to getting the body back on track for a faster, healthier recovery.
After an Injury. The lymphatic system is critical to the healing process of sprains, strains, whiplash, burns, open wounds, bruising, and swelling.
For Chronic Conditions. Lymphatic drainage massage can be beneficial for people with a variety of chronic conditions, including fibromyalgia, digestive issues, migraines, allergies, arthritis, sinusitis, tinnitus, etc.
For Cosmetic Reasons and General Well-Being. Lymphatic drainage massage has been shown contribute to the reduction some types of cellulite and to rejuvenation of the skin by promoting new collagen growth.
About the Treatment
Not at all. These are specific, gentle, superficial manipulations that direct the lymph to the regional nodes. Normally its effect is sedative and analgesic, so the patient notices some relief already in the first session.
After surgery, any rough manipulation or massage is contraindicated. Only manual lymphatic drainage is indicated.
Yes. The fact that it helps to eliminate inflammation can reduce pain and accelerate overall recovery after surgery. It is also very beneficial for good healing.
It is about 45 minute sessions.
Normally, 4 to 6 sessions are performed after surgery.
Our surgeon will provide you with individualized session calendar depending on your particular needs.
Post-surgical manual lymphatic drainage is performed by a licensed and experienced professional.