Manual Lymphatic Drainage

 
 
 

Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD) is a light-pressure technique using a range of specialised and gentle rhythmic pumping techniques to move the skin in the direction of the lymph flow. This movement stimulates the lymphatic vessels, which are involved with excretion of metabolic wastes from the body.

Poor movement of lymph manifests as water retention, e.g. ankle swelling and may be caused by some operations such as the removal of lymph nodes, or a sedentary lifestyle.

Emma is qualified in the Vodder Method of Lymphatic Drainage, which is one of the original methods, and is approved by the professional body MLD UK.


How often will I need to have a treatment?

During the first visit Emma is happy to discuss your situation and recommend the number and frequency of future sessions. Initially most people require at least 1 treatment per week. As you continue with your treatment you will find that the frequency of treatments can be reduced.


What are the benefits?

•Relaxation

•May aid healing and reduce pain of fractures, torn ligaments, and sprains.

•Many chronic conditions such as sinusitis, rheumatoid arthritis, acne and other skin conditions may show a reduction in the level of symptoms.

•MLD may be used as part of a “detox” regime where the elimination of wastes is encouraged, and the immune system may also be aided in its function.

•Reduction of water retention e.g. swollen ankles, puffy eyes and premenstrual breast tenderness.

•May be utilised to encourage healing after cosmetic surgery.


Are there any contraindications to MLD?

If you have heart disease, cancer, or other major medical conditions, it is essential that you consult your GP before treatment. Emma is not qualified to treat those that have had lymph nodes removed and/or those that have lymphoedema.


Prices


60 minutes (first consultation)  £45.00

Repeat consultations 30/45min depending on needs   £25.00/£35.00

 

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Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD) Treatment