The Log Cabin

Holistic Therapies, Reiki Training, Massage Training, Hypnotherapy

Manual Lymphatic Drainage

Manual Lymphatic Drainage or MLD is for the most part a very light touch rhythmic treatment which enhances the function of the lymph vessel system to contract more frequently and as a result increase the absorption of excess liquid and waste products. The lymphatic system filters the lymph before returning it to the circulatory system enhancing the function and activity of the immune system.lymphatic drainage

The treatment is very relaxing due to the gentle nature of the movements involved

MLD can alleviate many chronic conditions such as :

  • Sinusitis, Nasal Congestion, Catarrh
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Constipation
  • Arthritic Swelling, Pain and Inflammation
  • Puffy eyes, Swollen legs, Swollen Ankles
  • Post Operative Inflammation and Swelling
  • Post Plastic Surgery (speeding up healing)
  • Calms the central nervous system for stress reduction
  • Effective in the treatment and control of Lymphoedema

Additionally it can assist with the following:

  • Respiratory system dysfunctions
  • Clients suffering with low energy levels
  • Before (and following) a long airline flight

 

Manual Lymphatic Drainage stimulates the body to boost the immune system, assisting in protection and warding off of illness

Physically, it can improve the appearance of skin, reduce puffiness caused by retention of water, circulatory difficulties and pregnancy

As a physical therapy it can help to alleviate client pain from conditions such as fractures, strains, sprains and rheumatism, assisting the bodies healing mechanism

 

This treatment lasts about and hour and the cost is £35