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Manual Lymphatic Drainage

MLD is a massage technique that works to encourage the natural movement of lymph fluid.

It is a systemic, rhythmic method of purposefully stretching the skin to produce an increase in the volume of flow of the lymph fluid through the filtering system of the body.

The lymphatic system is our bodies waste removal system. It is a network of vessels similar to the circulatory system. These vessels are filled with a fluid called lymph, which carries metabolic waste, toxins, infections and other foreign materials to lymph nodes where they are then destroyed. Our lymphatic system can easily become stagnant from dehydration, fatigue, stress, infection etc. and can result in water retention, cellulite, chronic pain and fatty deposits. A sluggish lymphatic system can also be the cause of chronic sinusitis, swollen glands, ankles and eyes, upper respiratory problems, throat problems, colds and pneumonia.

Manual lymphatic drainage therapy helps accelerate lymph flow and is very gentle, steady and harmonious, the pressure being no more that way of a nickel. Too much pressure could regress or damage the lymph capillaries. Prepare to feel relaxed and perhaps a bit flushed.

MLD treats: