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Manual Lymphatic Drainage

Guiding You On the Path of Healing

Lymphatic massage, also known as  (MLD) manual lymphatic drainage, is a technique which has gained recognition due is affects in alleviating swelling. Whether your Post-masectomy , Lipedema, Lymphedema, Myomectomy, Hip Sx, Knee Sx,  Lupus, Lyme disease, Rheumatoid (RA) Arthritis, Postpartum, Cosmetic surgery requiring lymphatic detox, and  or experiencing swelling with Pregnancy lymphatic decongestive therapy does have its advantages. Detoxification therapy improves movement of stagnant fluid, increasing elimination, and resetting immunity by filtering out toxins in order to return you to optimal health.

    Cosmetic surgeons now recognizing the benefits of  (MLD) in the treatment of  post-op surgery candidates and  liposuction patients. Due to both procedures  which disrupts lymphatic flow causing increased swelling.  After liposuction, It is imperative (MLD) Manual lymph drainage / Lymphatic massage begin the day after surgery and in some cases it must be done for 3-6 months post-op. In addition to Lymphatic massage, compression Faja’s must be worn 6 months to a year.  Faja's can trap excess pockets of fluid thus the reasoning for continued massages. Once pain, swelling, and excess pockets of fluid have been reduced; fewer treatments are required or can be ended.

Lymphatic massage will help decrease swelling, relieve pain, and decrease fluid trapped under skin to reabsorbed by the body.  Lymphatic massages are required to smooth and reduce the appearance of lumps. Some think that a Lymphatic massage is the same as a deep tissue massage, But in fact a Lymphatic massage requires a lighter touch more like a nudging of the skin.

  As you are searching for a “Lymphatic massage”/Manual Lymphatic Drainage, don’t just look at the advertising.  Look at the person’s credentials. A Certified Lymphatic therapist carries the credentials of CLT, and not all therapist will have these credentials. As this type of therapist has completed a rigorous course of 135 hours of Lymphatic therapy specialty training.

Lymphatic drainage can be performed both manually and mechanically speak with your lymph therapist so that you may be better informed of which one may work for you. There are an array of medical modalities which are

available that may improve lymphatic flow, this too can be discussed at your wellness visit in most cases as it may not be appropriate for all. 

     Please understand that everyone’s healing process is different therefore individual lymphatic treatments should be tailored, along with education to fit your needs. 

 Lymphatic Express, is here to ensure your healing process can begin for a smooth finish in order to give you the care that you deserve. 

Lymphatic (nonsurgical) detox clients welcome!  Please bring MD referral and call-in advance. space is limited. 

The Lymphatic System

The lymphatic system has three main functions:

1. It maintains the balance of fluid between the blood and tissues, known as fluid homeostasis.

2. It forms part of the body's immune system and helps defend against bacteria and other intruders.

3. It facilitates absorption of fats and fat-soluble nutrients in the digestive system.The system has special small vessels called lacteals. These enable it to absorb fats and fat-soluble nutrients from the gut. The lymphatic node can become damaged through trauma , radiation, and surgery. When this happens decongestive therapy may be required to aide in the moving of lymph fluids.

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Radiofrequency Decongestive Therapy

Radiofrequency massage may help to remove cellulite, increase lymph flow.

RF it is performed via low level ultrasonic waves which consist of compression-expansion impulses which travel in a circular motion. This motion produces shock waves patterns that favor emulsification and elimination of fat tissues (this phenomena is called “cavitation”) which may aide in body sculpting and skin tightening.  Emulsified fat turn to liquid can be easily removed from the body through the lymphatic and urinary drainage.

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Wood Therapy

Wood therapy Stimulates Lymphatic Drainage Eliminates Toxins, Breaks Down Cellulite, Burns Fat Tones, Reduces Circumference, and tighten skin. As it redefines body contour it is said to increase metabolism by breaking down fat which can be used for energy. In order to facilitate and weight loss . These instruments allow highly targeted pressure to be applied, and that pressure intensifies the breakdown of fat and fibrous cellulite so that it can be eliminated naturally with along other toxins . BENEFITS 100% All-Natural, Non-Invasive and Free of Contraindications.

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Vacuum Therapy


Vacuum lymph detox is an action that may increases the movement of lymph through vacuum percussion & cupping stretches open, rather than closing the lymphatic vessels.

This action actually increases the movement of lymph locally and systemically allows lymph to be moved to a territory to increase plumping of an area and or moved to a regional lymph node where lymph can be taken up by the body in order to be filtered out the through the kidneys.


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Pressotherapy

Pressotherapy is a detoxifying treatment for effective lymphatic drainage. This is a computer controlled compression system, which operates using inflating pumps. 

It helps to promote the body's natural toxin clearing functions for clients with compromised lymphatic system & conditions such as Lymphedema. Pressotherapy slims redefine the legs, stomach, and arms while enhancing skin tone.

Pressotherapy can be used in conjunction with seaweed wraps to detoxify, firm, tone the body.

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Lymphatic Massage

Lymphatic drainage massage is a form of gentle massage that encourages the movement of lymph fluids around the body towards lymph nodes to be drained from the body by the bodies natural detoxification system. (MLD) Manual Lymph draining is not appropriate for all please speak with your Lymph therapist contraindications & conditions not appropriate for (MLD) manual lymph drainage. During your Lymph Drainage session: Your therapists touch will often be very light to moderate (just enough pressure to stretch the skin) but the treatment should never elicit pain or discomfort. 

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EMS Massage therapy

EMS uses a stimulation cycle, causing muscles to contract and relax to decrease inflammation, promote muscle growth and encourage healing by strengthening of muscles. It’s used to help rehabilitate from muscle injuries, prevent muscular atrophy from disuse, to relax and tone muscles while doing  so it  may reduce the appearance of fat. EMS is a form of electrical impulse therapy that’s used to stimulate muscles, causing them to contract by mimicking the signals that come from the central nervous system. This muscle contraction increases lymph flow. EMS is generally not used for pain management therefore should not to be confused with TENS.

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Lymphatic (nonsurgical) detox clients welcome!  Please bring MD referral and call-in advance. space is limited. 

(972) 685-4130 North Location

GPTX Location (214) 677-0774

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Lymphatic Express

(North)

17218 Preston Road STE 4000

Dallas, TX 75252

(972)-685-4130

Lymphatic Express

(South)

2993 South Watson Road STE 300

Grand Prairie, TX 75052

(214)-677-0774

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