LYMPHATIC DRAINAGE MASSAGE
Lymphatic Massage, also called Lymphatic Drainage or Manual Lymph Drainage, is a technique
developed in Germany for treatment of Lymphedema, an accumulation of fluid that can occur
after lymph nodes are removed during surgery, most often a mastectomy for Breast Cancer.
Lymphedema can also be present at birth or develop at puberty or during adulthood. This type,
known as Primary Lymphedema, can affect as many as four limbs and / or other parts of the
In our daily practice, we notice ladies develop this condition due to Hormonal Imbalance, directly
related with Irregular Mensuration. Whenever one experiences Irregular periods, they are bound
to develop congestion over and around the Breasts. (Mainly left breast).
Lately due to the lifestyle, and living patterns we find this as a common problem amongst
women. Periodic Lymphatic Drainage sessions would help in restoring the health back to
A Lymphatic massage session for women who develop Lymphedema after surgery for breast
cancer starts with light massage on the surface of the skin of the neck. The therapist gently
rubs, strokes, taps or pushes the skin in directions that follow the structure of the Lymphatic
system so that accumulated lymph fluid can drain through proper channels.
Lymphatic Drainage is very gentle, is not painful and doesn’t have a stimulating effect.
Each session lasts for 45 to 60 minutes, and therapy usually is performed once a day, four or
five times a week for two to four weeks.
One study showed that the greatest reduction in swelling from Lymphedema occurs in the first
week of treatment and stabilizes during the second week.
We strongly recommend DETOX procedure. This should be started immediately