Manual Lymphatic Drainage Techniques (MLD) and Its Effects on Edema After Total Knee Replacement (TKR) Surgery Pasquale L. Belardo PTA 236 InService Presentation Manual lymphatic drainage. Manual lymphatic drainage is the application of light, flowing strokes of massage in specific patterns with the goal of alleviating lymph edema after lymph node resection or radiation therapy.
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.
Feb 13, 2009 This was extra footage I shot a few years agosorry about the low quality: ) Lymphatic Drainage Therapy is a physical therapy technique to enhance the immune system and encourage healing postsurgery.
Manual Lymphatic Drainage. Lymphatic Drainage Therapy. A physical therapy technique to enhance the immune system and encourage healing postsurgery. This is a light touch massage therapy Manual lymph drainage (MLD) is a gentle manual treatment technique based on four basic strokes, which were initially developed in the 1930s by Dr.
Emil Vodder, a PhD from Denmark. If youve ever had a surgery on your lymph nodes, your doctor may have suggested lymphatic drainage massage. This is a technique used to remove waste fluids that build up following surgery. Read Manual Lymph Drainage is gentle and relaxing, but has powerful effects. It consists of a slow, rhythmic progression of light strokes, and some gentle stretching of the skin.
Clearing superficial congestion from the lymph system creates a vacuum effect, pulling up fluid from deeper, more distant parts of the body.