Manual Lymphatic Drainage


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Manual Lymphatic Drainage Manual Lymph Drainage aims to redirect fluid from swollen areas to healthy lymphatic vessels transporting it back to the normal circulatory system. With gentle light but precise hand movements applied to the skin, the therapists exert different intensities of pressure to increase the activity of normal lymphatic vessels. This encourages the fluid away from congested areas by passing ineffective or injured lymph vessels. The treatment is very gentle and a typical session will involve drainage of the neck, trunk and the affected extremity. A typical treatment is 40 to 60 minutes. The technique was pioneered by Doctor Emil Vodder in the 1930s for the treatment of chronic sinusitis and other immune disorders.

60 mins €60

Benefits of Manual Lymphatic Drainage include

  • It is an effective component in the treatment and management of Primary and Secondary Lymphoedema (stages II III)”
  • Post-traumatic Oedema (Hematomas
  • Post-operative Oedema (Plastic or Venous surgery)
  • It promotes the healing of Wounds and Burns.
  • It may be helpful in treating conditions of the Nervous System with local Oedema i.e. (Migraine
  • It improves the appearance and texture of Scars
  • It is successfully being used to help heal Leg Ulcers.
  • It assists in conditions arising from Venous Insufficiency.
  • It accelerates and enhances the healing process of Broken bones
  • Chronic inflammatory conditions such as Sinusitis
  • Many female related conditions such as PMT and pregnancy related swellings respond well to MLD.
  • Lipoedema/Cellulite.
  • It has a calming effect on the autonomic nervous system that leaves you deeply relaxed. It can help improve the quality of sleep

Additional information

Treatment Times

30 minutes, 45 minutes, 60 minutes, 90 minutes