Blog Post Category: Lymphatic System

From lymphedema to immune responses, lymphatic drainage techniques to holistic approaches for supporting lymphatic health, our blog covers it all. Whether you’re a healthcare professional, a lymphatic system enthusiast, or someone seeking insights into managing lymphatic conditions, our blog provides informative articles, practical tips, and resources to help you understand and support this vital system. Dive in and empower yourself with knowledge to optimize your lymphatic health and well-being.

  • All About Lymphedema

    Lymphedema disrupts the lymphatic system, causing fluid and protein buildup. While no cure exists, treatments improve life quality. It appears as primary (genetic) or secondary (damage-related) forms with recognizable early symptoms. Options include MLD, compression, exercise, CDT, surgery, medications, and self-care, offering hope for manageable living.

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  • All About Lipedema

    Part two of our series focuses on LIPEDEMA—a lesser-known condition affecting approximately 11% of women. It’s characterized by abnormal fat accumulation in specific areas, leading to disproportionate swelling, tenderness, and pain. Discover its causes and treatment options, including compression garments, Manual Lymphatic Drainage, and surgical interventions

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  • All About Edema

    Confused about body swelling? Edema vs. Lipedema vs. Lymphedema—our 3-part series begins with Edema. It’s excess body fluid, often from injuries or underlying issues. From gravity to pregnancy, causes vary. Luckily, management includes elevation, hydration, movement, and even professional help like Manual Lymphatic Drainage

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    What’s Your Post-Op Surgery Plan?

    Navigating post-surgery care can be overwhelming. Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD) is as a game-changer, aiding in healing (as well as speeding it up) and reducing swelling and the risk of fibrosis. Despite the boom in surgeries, the understanding of vital aftercare like MLD remains lacking, leaving patients seeking solutions and therapists bridging the gap.

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    All About Manual Lymphatic Drainage

    Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD), a gentle hands-on therapy that enhances lymph flow, reduces swelling, aids healing, and promotes relaxation. Vital for surgical aftercare and general wellness, MLD is essential for every body.

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    Manual Lymphatic Drainage

    Lymphatic Drainage, or MLD, redirects lymph flow and helps with various conditions. Unlike traditional massage, it’s a light-pressure technique. MLD treats edema and lymphedema, the latter requiring specialized therapy. The Vodder Technique, like gold standard treatment, is practiced at Michigan Massage and Wellness. MLD aids post-surgery, allergies, detox, and more.

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