Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD) MLD is a specialized massage technique that consists of very gentle and rhythmic movements, administered by a trained therapist. Each stroke slightly moves the skin in the direction of the lymphatic flow to encourage the movement of fluid out of a congested area of the body and back into circulation. Manual Lymph Drainage (MLD) is a massage technique that involves the skin surface only and follows the anatomic lymphatic pathways of the body.
Unlike other types of massage, it produces neither blush nor pain and promotes lymph flow 14, 15 ). Manual lymphatic drainage Manual lymphatic drainage was founded by the Danish physiotherapist Emil Vodder. During his work at an institute for physical therapy in the south of France he observed that patients with chronic colds quite often suffer from swollen lymphatic glands in the throat area.
Manual lymphatic drainage (MLD) is used as a conservative treatment for chronic venous insufficiency (CVI). All statistical tests were performed using Statistical Package for the Social Sciences Version 17 (IBM Corp.Armonk, NY, USA). The normality of distribution was Manual lymphatic drainage (MLD) is a way of reducing swelling caused by fluid build up after cancer treatment. There are different types of manual lymphatic drainage (MLD).
They include Vodder, Fldi, CasleySmith and Fluoroscopy guided manual lymphatic drainage (FGMLD). Manual Lymphatic Drainage Therapy and the Healing Process. Manual lymphatic drainage (MLD) is a type of gentle massage which is intended to encourage the natural drainage of the lymph, which carries waste products away from the tissues and processes out via the kidneys.
The lymph system depends on intrinsic contractions of the smooth muscle cells in the walls of lymph vessels MANUAL LYMPH DRAINAGE ON CARDIAC AUTONOMIC TONE 1107 1978). Therefore, therapeutic interventions should aim at decreasing the SNS activity and increase the parasympathetic nervous system (PNS) activity. Zhang L, Fan A, Yan J, et al. Combining Manual Lymph Drainage with Physical Exercise after Modified Radical Mastectomy Effectively Prevents Upper Limb Lymphedema.
Lymphat Res Biol. 2016. Devoogdt N, Christiaens M R, Geraerts I, et al. Effect of manual lymph drainage in addition to guidelines and exercise therapy on arm lymphoedema related to