MANUAL LYMPHATIC DRAINAGE (MLD) THERAPIST
DIET, SUPPLEMENT & MANUAL LYMPHATIC DRAINAGE
Face and eyelifts,
breast augmentation, body sculpting, neck, abdomen, thigh liposuction, VASER
recently launched non-surgical Liposonix body sculpting are becoming more and
more sought procedures.
Swelling, bruising and
pain are very common signs after the operation. Sometimes the healing period
takes so long that the patients become home bound.
some changes in your diet pre-plastic surgery, taking appropriate supplements
and having lymphatic drainage treatments speeds up the reduction of bruising and
swelling and enhance tissue healing.
(MLD) opens the lymphatic channels and encourages the fluid flow through its
pathways; this aids elimination of excess fluid from the swollen tissues hence
relieving the pain and speeding up the healing.
MLD is very gentle and
repetitive form of massage. Anybody who is in severe pain can tolerate the light
touch of the technique. It gives the immediate result of pain relief and better
The Post-Plastic Surgery Therapy
Each session lasts for
50 minutes. The treatment can start 48 hours after the surgery. It is advisable
to have an intensive course of 6 – 10 treatments. This means 2 – 3
treatments the first week. This will be discussed on your first visit according
to the severance of the swelling and bruising.
The treatment includes the following:
Diet before and after surgery
The bruised and swollen tissues heal more quickly when the body is alkaline. Foods that are high in histamine are pro-inflammatory and may slow down the healing process of the body. Therefore, one week before the surgery try the following dietary tips.
Supplements & Homeopathy
It is very wise to take
certain supplements that reduce swelling, bruising and inflammation.
During healing process
avoid doing any kind of gym workout or strenuous exercise. Until full recovery
the best exercises are walking & swimming (to be discussed on your first