Are you experiencing postsurgical swelling that is accompanied by pain or discomfort? Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD®) massage helps detox and clear blockage in the lymphatic system, part of the immune and circulatory systems. Call 919.228.9559 • Open 7 days a Week • By Appointment • Extended Hours
Relief for Lymphedema due to plastic, reconstructive, orthopedic, Oncology - cancer surgery & treatments, and congenital diseases, starts with non-invasive Certified Manual Lymph Drainage - MLD® (Dr Vodder Method), also known as Lymphatic Drainage Massage - A component of Complete Decongestive Therapy (CDT)
What is Certified Manual Lymph Drainage Therapy (CMLDT) / Lymphatic Drainage Massage and how can it help?
(MLD®) is a precise, gentle, non-invasive treatment using Dr. Vodder Technique (specialized sequences of light hand strokes that feels like massage. It should not be confused with a traditional massage given at a SPA or local massage facility) aimed to encourage any localized swelling, a build up of lymph fluid in the tissue space, to be drained and rerouted efficiently and naturally into the healthy lymphatic vessels and carry back to the blood stream via heart. More and more medical doctors are understanding benefits of MLD® , a component of Complete Decongestive Therapy (CDT) offered at Wake Medical Massage for the management of swelling, a.k.a edema, of various geneses including postsurgical and post-traumatic conditions, Lymphedema, also known as lymphoedema and lymphatic edema, due to damage to the lymph vessels, including cancer and treatment for cancer, such as surgery following a mastectomy or other oncology-related surgical procedure (including plastic surgery), radiation or chemotherapy, infections, and other conditions listed below. Manual Lymph Drainage is also beneficial for several pathologies where regular heavy-handed massage can be contraindicated, such as fibromyalgia, scleroderma, cellulite, chronic fatigue syndrome, migraines, rheumatoid arthritis. MLD® therapy speeds healing, assists in reduction of scars, swelling, cleanses fat deposits beneath the skin (cellulite), produces relaxing effects on the sympathetic nervous system, improves calming effect on the muscles, lymph flow, Immune system, detoxification and more. Call (919) 228-9559 to start your relief!
Primary and Secondary Lymphedema Percentage statistics source: LymphedemaTreatmentAct.org