Is a systematic approach to Lymphedema Management that includes:
Manual Lymph Drainage (MLD): A rhythmic, hands-on therapeutic technique designed to boost the normal functioning of the lymph vessel system and reroute accumulated fluid in congested (swollen) areas of the body toward healthy, functional lymphatic pathways.
Skin Care:Promoting the hygiene and health of the skin through various techniques and suggested products, to prevent skin degradation or infection.
Exercise: Based on the physical capabilities and interests of the client, recommendations and guidelines regarding the type, frequency, duration and intensity of physical activity to alleviate the symptoms of lymphedema are provided.
Education: Offering clients basic information on the lymphatic system, causes of lymphedema, self-massage and self-care techniques to prevent flares ups and improve their overall quality of life.