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Five Reasons Why You Should Get Lymphatic Drainage Therapy after Liposuction, Coolsculpting and Other Cosmetic Procedures

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Why You Need LDM Therapy After Cosmetic Procedures Waiting to see the results you have been hoping for after a cosmetic procedure can be pretty exciting. And it can be hard to be patient, especially if you have undergone a minimally invasive procedure such as Smart Lipo or Cool Sculpting. In fact, because so many of today’s cosmetic procedures are minimally invasive, it’s easy to forget that your body may need help healing and recovering. One of the best ways to promote healing and decrease recovery time after a cosmetic procedure such as liposuction is manual lymphatic drainage (MLD). MLD is a specialized form of massage therapy specifically designed to help the body heal after surgery. MLD is especially recommended for cosmetic procedures such as liposuction, Tummy Tuck, and breast…
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MLD Massage Can Boost Your Immune System After Surgery

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Boost Your Immune System After Surgery The immune system is our body’s natural way of fighting off illness and healing after injury. Even when medically necessary, major surgery puts significant stress on the body. One unfortunate result of that stress is the suppression of the immune system. And this, in turn, can undermine the body’s ability to heal quickly after surgery. Moreover, a weakened immune system can leave you susceptible to infection, particularly at the site of your surgical wound but also in the sinuses, nose and mouth, skin, and urinary tract. You may also be less able to fight off illnesses such as a cold, the flu, or pneumonia. And illness and infection can seriously hinder post-operative healing. So before and after surgery, taking steps to strengthen the immune…
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MLD Massage Helps Improve Circulation After Surgery

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Improve Circulation After Surgery No one wants to be laid up for a long time after undergoing a surgical procedure. After all, usually we undergo surgery in order to improve our health and quality of life. So it’s natural to do everything possible to increase your healing time after a surgical procedure. Of course the healing process after surgery is different for every person. Your recovery will depend on the type of surgery, whether you are coping with a chronic or long-term illness, and your overall state of health before and after your procedure. But there are things you can do to make your recovery time as short as possible. Eat a healthy diet (as allowed by your surgeon’s instructions) even if you don’t always feel like eating, and always…
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Massage Helps Prevent Scar Tissue Buildup After Surgery

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Surgery Scar Treatment Scar formation is a natural part of the healing process after any surgical procedure. But if left untreated, scars can have several long-term side effects. The most visible side effect is aesthetic. Large build-ups of scar tissue can be unsightly and even potentially embarrassing, depending on the location. Yet scars can also have long-term physical repercussions, including discomfort, itching, stiffness, and limited mobility. In some cases, too much scar tissue can actually undermine the results of the surgical procedure. Addressing the buildup of scar tissue during the healing process can help avoid many of these long-term issues. One of the most effective methods of reducing the buildup of scar tissue is a specialized form of massage known as manual lymphatic drainage. Incorporating this massage technique into your…
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Stop Swelling Post-Surgical Complications Before It Happens with MLD

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Reduce Swelling Swelling is the body’s natural way to respond to an injury or trauma. When the body senses an injury, it responds by rushing extra lymphatic fluid containing white bloods cells to the injured area. As the excess fluid builds up around the injury, it causes the enlargement we call swelling. When the body can’t heal itself, we can—thankfully—aid the healing process with a surgical procedure. Our body, however, reacts to the trauma of the surgery as it would to any other injury: by rushing extra lymphatic fluid and white blood cells to the area of the surgery. Thus, swelling is a natural and common reaction to most surgical procedures. Yet although swelling is a natural response after a surgery, that doesn’t mean the body should be left to…
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