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It involves the manual stimulation of the lymphatic pathways, in a specific order, to encourage lymphatic drainage up out of the arm.
If possible, get massages regularly--preferably lymphatic drainage massage.
Lymphatic drainage uses specific movements to clear the blockages, which helps remove metabolic wastes and toxins through the lymph nodes situated around the face and neck.
A review of data on 47 patients with head or neck melanoma treated at the clinic between 1996 and 2001 found that lymphoscintigrams performed 1-2 weeks before surgery identified lymphatic drainage patterns in 46 patients.
Each kit includes Pure Essential Grapefruit Oil, Sweet Almond Oil and a wooden massager which together not only help to loosen tired muscles but can also help assist lymphatic drainage which in turn helps reduce cellulite.
Tactile Systems Technology's Flexitouch system delivers therapy at home that simulates manual lymphatic drainage (MLD) through garments covering an individual's limb and trunk.