There are numerous conditions that respond favorably to lymphatic therapy treatments.
Lymphatic drainage therapy is beneficial in conditions where there is edema after surgery such as in joint repair or replacement. LT applied soon after surgery can increase the ROM and flexibility within the joint, significantly reducing recovery time. Please see article: ..........
Soft tissue injury
Sprains and strains involve pain and inflammation,. Draining the lymphatic spaces within the tissues decrease pain and discomfort allowing for healing to occur more rapidly.
There are many lymph nodes in the neck and head region. These lymph nodes are very active when there has been trauma to this area as in the case with dental work. Lymphatic therapy on the face, neck and sinus' can reduce pain, and inflammation and decrease the chance of infection. Stimulating the lymphatic system with lymphatic drainage techniques in this area removes by products of healing, aiding in a quicker recovery.