Lymphatic Drainage Treatments

What is Lymphatic Drainage Treatment?

The lymphatic system plays a crucial role in the immune system by draining lymph fluid through hundreds of lymph nodes, carrying white blood cells that help prevent infection and remove bodily waste. When the lymphatic system is obstructed, fluid buildup can occur. To address this, Lymphatic Drainage Massage (LDM), a specialized type of massage therapy, is used.

Traditionally used to treat lymphedema, which is a chronic swelling that can occur after lymph node removal, facial lymphatic drainage massage has been incorporated into beauty regimens as a weapon against puffiness, dull complexion, and skin irritation. Some have even called it a non-surgical facelift.

LDM, also known as Manual Lymphatic Drainage, is a gentle massage technique used to relieve the swelling that results from medical treatment or illness that blocks the lymphatic system. The massage involves manipulating specific areas of the body to help lymph move to an area with functioning lymph vessels, which can relieve painful swelling in the arms and legs caused by lymphedema. Normally, the lymphatic system collects lymph and returns it to the heart via a network of lymph vessels and lymph nodes. However, when something disrupts this process, lymph collects in the arms and legs, causing swelling.

The lymphatic drainage massage therapist moves lymph from the tissues to the lymph nodes using gentle massage techniques. This helps to ease swelling in the tissues and is effective for relieving lymphedema. The massage encourages the drainage of lymph nodes and the movement of lymph fluids around the body. It can benefit people with lymphedema, fibromyalgia, or other conditions that cause lymph fluid to build up.

A lymphatic drainage massage consists of two steps: clearing and reabsorption. During the clearing step, lymphatic fluid is released from the tissues, and during the reabsorption step, the lymphatic fluid is moved to the lymph nodes.

What areas are recommended for Lymphatic Drainage Treatments

  • Face
  • Legs
  • Feet
  • Arms

Benefits of Lymphatic Drainage Treatments

  • Improves the appearance of skin
  • Reduces fine lines & wrinkles
  • Reduces under eye bags

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Frequently asked Questions(FAQs)

What should you do immediately after getting your dermal filler done?
Most patients can return to their everyday activities once they are done with their dermal filler treatment in Delhi. One can face slight redness or swelling from the injections. However, our highly trained staff would offer an ice pack to ice the area for 15-20 minutes before you leave.
What should you do after leaving your dermal filler appointment?
Even though dermal fillers are minimally invasive and one can resume their daily routine immediately after their appointment. But as a safety precaution, one should wait until the next day to exercise or do any other strenuous activity. One should also stay out of the sun and not use a tanning bed. Avoid touching the treated areas for at least three days, unless you receive instructions to massage the area.
Is there any downtime involved with Dermal fillers?
This varies with the filler. Most fillers don’t have any downtime involved. However, you can ask your dermatologist whether you’ll have any downtime.
Do dermal fillers have natural-looking results?
To get natural-looking results, the person injecting the filler must have expertise in placing the filler. Dermatologists recommend not overdoing fillers. Your results will look more natural with a conservative approach.
What is the safety record for filler?
Dermal fillers are one of the safest cosmetic treatments available. For years. Dermatologists at our dermal filler clinic in Delhi have been refining the use of fillers to diminish the signs of aging. Today, dermatologists safely treat people of many ages and all skin colors.
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