What is manual lymphatic drainage?

Our body consists of approximately 80% moisture. This moisture is stored in different parts of the body; the body cells, the lymphatic system, the neural pathways, and the bloodstream. The task of this moisture is to remove toxins from the body and create a better immune system. Due to different factors, such as illness or stress, the body can experience poor circulation, which results in fluid retention (edema). At BLOY Institute, we offer a treatment that stimulates circulation and removes fluid retention. Many clients have undergone the treatment and have been very pleased by the results. Most clients at BLOY choose manual lymphatic drainage after liposuction.

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How does manual lymphatic drainage work?

Manual lymphatic drainage always follows the method of Dr. Vodder. By means of a gentle spiral massage, pressure is exerted on the lymph nodes and lymph ducts. This way, excess fluid can be drained from the body. Lymphatic drainage is often applied to the legs, the face, and the arms, but it can also be applied to other body parts. It is important to know that manual lymphatic drainage treats one body part at a time. It could be possible that you need various treatments, depending on the areas where fluid retention has build up.

How many treatments are necessary?

Each body is different. We, therefore, prefer to set up a personal treatment plan so that you know what you are up for. To determine how many treatments are necessary to get rid of your complaints, we have to first determine how much lymph fluid is present in the body. After the first treatment, you will notice immediate results. Fluid retention will decrease, circulation will improve, and the treatment will give you smooth skin as well as a healthy glow. Come by for a free consult to discuss how many treatments you will (approximately) need for optimal results. Click here to make an appointment for a free consult.

When should you get manual lymphatic drainage?

Manual lymphatic drainage can be applied to alleviate the following complaints and situations caused by excess fluid retention:

  • Swelling;
  • A heavy feeling in the arms or legs;
  • A tense feeling (as if the arms or legs are clamped);
  • Fatigue;
  • Pain;
  • Loss of function;
  • Nuisance in daily activities;
  • After liposuction.

Complaints like bruises and lumps under the skin can be alleviated. To summarize; manual lymphatic drainage has many benefits. Are you curious to find out what a manual lymphatic drainage treatment could mean for you? Feel free to contact BLOY Institute.

Lymphatic drainage suitable after liposuction

The manual lymphatic drainage treatment is very suitable after intensive surgeries, such as liposuction. After liposuction, the subcutaneous tissue is slightly damaged. As a result, the body builds up hypodermic fluid retention, which creates edema. The lymph vessels become temporarily clogged and fewer toxins are drained by the body. By applying manual lymphatic drainage, the lymph system is supported and the fluid can be correctly drained by the body. Manual lymphatic drainage helps with a faster and more pleasant recovery after surgery, such as liposuction.

What does manual lymphatic drainage cost?

The costs for manual lymphatic drainage differ per person. The costs are based on the number of treatments. People with a lot of built-up fluid retention in various body parts need more treatments than people with less built-up fluid retention. Contact us for more information or make an appointment for a free consult.

Book a manual lymphatic drainage treatment at BLOY Institute

Are you looking for a manual lymphatic drainage treatment? Book your treatment directly at BLOY Institute in Amsterdam. Would you like more information regarding the treatment? Feel free to contact us.

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