Feb 13, 2009 This was extra footage I shot a few years agosorry about the low quality: ) Manual Lymph Drainage is a systematic series of light rhythmic manipulations that stimulate the lymph flow and fluid movement in the whole body. Gentle stretching of the lymph collectors of the body and face sends blocked fluid through lymph vessels for drainage into the venous system.
Lymphatic drainage is a very effective way of detoxing the body plus stimulating vital immune defenses. It is a specialized manual technique designed to activate and cleanse the human fluid system. Read on to learn more about how to perform lymphatic drainage massage on both the upper and lower extremities. Newsletter Medically reviewed by Debra Rose Wilson, PhD, MSN, RN, IBCLC, AHNBC, CHT 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.
With over 140 continuing education hours in Lymphedema Therapy and over 9 years of experience working on postop clients, I am specializing in manual lymphatic drainage massage. For more info on MLD, click here. Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD) MLD is a specialized massage technique that consists of very gentle and rhythmic movements, administered by a trained therapist.
Each stroke slightly moves the skin in the direction of the lymphatic flow to encourage the movement of fluid out of a congested area of the body and back into circulation. Mar 10, 2014 Manual Lymphatic Drainage Techniques for Sinus and Ear Infections, Cold& Flu Season and Allergies Duration: 7: 34.