Post-op Lymphatic Drainage Massage

January 31, 2024

A lymphatic drainage massage treatment post-op is a specialized therapeutic approach designed to aid in recovery by stimulating the lymphatic system. Therapists undergo specific training that includes post-operative techniques focused on safety and preventing fibrosis. Additionally, they receive specialized education in lymphatic drainage for cancer treatment and recovery, ensuring a comprehensive understanding of the body’s needs during recovery.

Common procedures where lymphatic drainage is recommended include:

Plastic Surgery: Particularly after procedures like liposuction, tummy tucks, or breast augmentation/reduction.

Orthopedic Surgeries: Such as joint replacements or reconstructive surgeries.

Cancer Surgeries: Especially those involving lymph node removal or cancer treatment-related edema.

The benefits of lymphatic drainage in post-op recovery are manifold:

Reducing Lymphostasis: By addressing fluid accumulation, it aids in early recovery and minimizes long-term complications.

Improved Blood Circulation: Enhances oxygen and nutrient delivery to tissues, aiding in healing.

Pain Reduction: Helps alleviate discomfort associated with swelling and inflammation.

Facilitating Healing: Promotes the body’s natural healing processes, potentially expediting recovery.

The techniques involved in lymphatic drainage are gentle and focused, aiming to stimulate lymph flow without causing discomfort or damage. Therapists are trained to identify areas prone to fibrosis and avoid exacerbating these conditions, ensuring a safe and effective treatment that supports the body’s healing mechanisms.

Longév is proud to provide you with the highest level of therapeutic lymphatic massage with our highly skilled and experienced therapists.

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