Manual Lymph Drainage
Certified Manual Lymph Drainage Therapist in
Burien – Reduce Swelling and Regain Motion
After an injury or surgery, swelling of the lymphatic system is a common side effect. The result, lymphedema can affect the legs or arms and can cause pain, weakness, discoloration, and more issues the longer the problem
is allowed to go on. Getting MLD therapy from a certified manual lymph drainage therapist is the best way to relieve your symptoms.
MLD is an incredibly gentle treatment that includes light massage with rhythmic movements. These techniques move fluid through the lymph vessels under the skin. This drains fluid out of the limbs and through the lymph nodes which act as filters. Ultimately, this excess fluid returns to the
veins and then is eliminated from the body via urination. At Advance Physical Therapy, our therapists are trained and experienced in MLD and will help you treat lymphedema and other conditions related to your injury or
Relief for a Wide Range of Conditions
One of the biggest benefits of MLD is its effectiveness in dealing with all kinds of conditions and ailments. The most commonly thought of is post-mastectomy and after other forms of cancer treatments. Not only can it treat lymphedema, but it is also effective in treating;
- rheumatoid arthritis
- chronic venous insufficiency (CVI),
- fibromyalgia, multiple sclerosis (MS),
- Crohn’s Disease,
- healing incisions,
- postpartum edema,
- alopecia (hair loss),
and other circulation issues. The MLD trained physical ; therapists at Advance Physical Therapy will work with you to recommend the best course of action for any of these conditions.
Need Manual Lymph Drainage Therapy in Burien?
If you need manual lymph drainage therapy in the Burien area, the team at Advance Physical Therapy is here to help. We use evidence-based treatments to give you care you can trust after surgery or an injury. Contact us today for more information on how we can help you recover.
Expert Manual Lymph Drainage Therapy in Burien
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