Manual Lymphatic Drainage

  • WHY: After surgery, it is extremely common to have excessive swelling due to impaired venous and lymph flow. Manual lymphatic drainage can help with the swelling, which will improve pain as well as function.
  • HOW: Follow along with the video. All you need is a light skin stretch in the direction of the heart. Perform 5 semi circles in each region, and on all sides of each region. Avoid the incision site.

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