Pre-Surgery Benefits of MLD Therapy
One to three MLD sessions are recommended.
Prepares tissue for surgery, alleviates existing edema, allowing surgery to be scheduled sooner, detoxifies tissue, stimulate the immune system: accelerates production of lymphocytes, induces a state of relaxation, promoting parasympathetic response.
Post-Surgery Benefits of MLD Therapy
Performed as soon as 48 hours after surgery
Two to ten MLD sessions recommended.
Alleviates post-surgery edema, helps stimulate rerouting of lymphatics (starting day 2 post axillary/sentinel lymph node dissection), reduces pain, alleviates spasms, detoxifies; helping reverse buildup of toxins secondary to effects of medication and immobilization, stimulates immune system and helps prevent post-surgical infections, improves skin regeneration and wound healing, and optimizes the healing process, may help to prevent the formation of hypertrophic or keloid scars.