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What is manual lymphatic drainage and why is it useful?




Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD) has effective cleansing, relaxing, pain relieving and immunological effects. It’s a manual gentle, flowing, rhythmic form of massage. It has many benefits including the following:

  • Aids removal of metabolic waste, excessive water, toxins, bacteria, large proteins from tissue

  • Improves immune system function

  • Aid recovery post surgery - reduce scar tissue formation & risk of infection, swelling and discomfort.

  • Improved metabolism

  • Increase circulation of hormones and so many more.

Courtney likes to refer to it as a massage for all as it can help so many people with so many different health/medical issues. Everyone can benefit from having a month MLD massage! MLD is especially useful for the following:

  • Migraines

  • Sinus Problems, Hayfever & Other Allergies

  • Pre & Post Operative Surgery

  • Post Cosmetic Surgery

  • Cellulite

  • Digestive Problems

  • Stress, anxiety and tension

  • Pregnancy & Post-Natal Swelling

  • Peri menopausal, menopausal or post menopausal

  • Fibromyalgia

  • Lymphoedema

  • Pain management for endometriosis & PCOS

  • After/in-between fertility treatment - aid healing and recovery.

The only time someone cannot receive an MLD massage if for the following reasons.

  • On a course of antibiotics

  • Have a fever, acute infections or inflammation

  • Active cancer treatment

  • High risk or previous DVTs

  • Suffer from congenital heart failure or any major cardiac problems

  • Kidney or renal failure or severe liver problems

  • High risk pregnancies

To book in with Courtney, go to the booking section on the website or for more information on the different massages email courtney@larossaesthetics.com.



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