Manual Lymphatic Drainage is a gentle type of massage for patients with active lymphedema, as a result of cancer treatment. It effectively clears away toxins in the skin by stimulating lymph flow, which speeds up the removal of metabolic wastes in the tissue. Lymphatic Drainage relieves congestion leading to improved skin tone and physical vitality. We offer a comprehensive assessment for post breast surgery occupational therapy which includes:
- Review of your medical history
- Evaluation of your range of motion, strength, and overall daily function
- Measurements of your swelling
- Lymphedema staging and skin changes
Based upon your evaluation a personalized treatment plan will be developed to achieve your specific goals.