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Manual Lymphatic Drainage

MLD is a type of gentle massage which encourages lymph flow in the body. It involves light, rhythmical hand movement and precise techniques and pressure.

The massage works at skin level to influence the direction and speed of lymphatic flow, encouraging the lymph away from the swollen area.

About the lymphatic system

The lymphatic system contains a network of vessels that transport lymph (the fluid) around the body and drains it back into the blood.

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Conditions treated

Many conditions can be treated using this light massage technique. MLD stimulates the lymphatic system promoting drainage, detoxification and optimum health.

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