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Manual Lymphatic Drainage

60 minute session $140 ($135 for cash or check payments)

*Lymphatic drainage can be completed over clothing if desired, loose clothing should be worn or brought to the appointment if this option is wanted.

Do you ever wonder why your chronic pain persists despite therapy and medication? Your lymphatic system may be obstructed. When the body does not have the ability to get rid of cellular waste, it creates inflammation which impedes the cellular regeneration/healing process.

The lymphatic system is the filtration network of the body that gets rid of cellular waste. When this system is overloaded, the body relies more on the other detox organs (kidney, liver, lungs fat and skin).

The body, with the exception of nails, hair and cartilage, bathes in lymphatic fluid. The lymphatic system works in unison with the immune system (as it is the first line of defense), with the circulatory system, and the gastrointestinal system. It maintains the PH level in the body by removing excess proteins from the interstitial fluid.

During a lymph drainage massage, a specially-trained massage therapist uses a series of gliding, compressing, stretching, and cupping motions over the client’s body. The light rhythmic movements stimulate the lymphatic system without compressing the vessels – allowing lymph to move easily through the tissues and lymph nodes. MLD follows a specific sequence over the body so lymph isn’t trapped anywhere, making sure every area is treated with care.

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Pre & Post Surgery MLD

Pre-surgery MLD improves cellular waste movement and primes the body for healing. Post-surgery MLD targets edema at the surgical site and includes a full-body treatment to address lymph congestion during recovery. Multiple treatments are shown to aid with reduced inflammation, smoother skin texture, faster healing, increased mobility, and decreased pain symptoms. Schedule your MLD appointment 48-72 post op for best results.

Immune Support & Cancer Recovery MLD

Post radiation treatments, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Fibromyalgia, and other immune suppression diagnosis are aided by MLD as the work helps the body remove excess metabolic waste from nodes that are suppressed, inactive or removed. The entire body and organs benefit from a reduction in systemic inflammation. 

*MLD may be done during chemotherapy with Dr. approval (and a pathology report). A phone consultation with MLD Therapist is REQUIRED before scheduling an Oncology MLD session.  CLICK HERE for more information on the benefits of Oncology MLD.

Beauty & Wellness MLD

A regular six-month full-body MLD will assist in a more balanced and functional immune system paving the way for good health. Targeted treatments during allergy or cold season help give your immune defenses a boost. Migraine and chronic pain sufferers have seen substantial benefits from regular MLD care. As a beauty aid, MLD treatments can be used to target cellulite (waste build-up under the skin), and puffiness in the face or the abdominal cavity.

Common signs and symptoms of lymphatic congestion:

  • Morning stiffness/tightness/soreness/ itchiness

  • Bloating and/or swelling of face/belly/ extremities

  • Bad breath

  • Painful or tender on palpating lymph nodes

  • Poor sleep

  • Inability to lose weight

  • Brain fog/lack of focus

  • Endurance deficit

  • Slow recovery/training plateau

  • Bruises easily

  • Delayed onset allergies

  • Red eyes/gray eyes

  • Headaches

  • Migraines

  • Neck pain

  • Stress

  • Gastro intestinal issues

  • Autoimmune conditions

  • Circulation problems

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