Lymphatic Drainage Reflexology
Deeply comforting, this specific technique on lymphatic drainage via the feet. Focusing on reducing swelling to arms, legs, ankles, feet and face. RLD has visible results immediately in most cases.
RLD reflexology technique focuses on stimulating the lymphatic reflexes on the feet. The aim is to cause an effect on the lymphatic system in the body that assists in moving lymph for immunity support. This treatment is essentially successful for sufferers of secondary Lymphoedema and various
Lymphatic Drainage Massage (MLD) is used to treat conditions other than lymphoedema, and RLD can be used similarly. RLD can help alleviate the following conditions:
Post operativerecovery Pregnancy relatedoedema
- Allergies – hayfever
- Rheumatoid Arthritis
All treatments aim to aid relaxation, reduce swelling and balance the hormones.
More About Lymphoedema
Lymphoedema can develop after Breast Cancer which is the most common cause of cancer in the UK. Whilst cancer research is improving daily and the majority of women will survive breast cancer, approximately 20% of these patients develop secondary lymphoedema of the arm following their treatments
Lymphoedema means swelling to a part of the body caused by a
Most people have a mix of feelings when they find they have lymphoedema. After treatment, people are often glad that they have got through it. But it can also feel very unfair to have to cope with a treatment side effect. Living with any chronic (long-term) condition isn’t easy. It’s important to give yourself time to come to terms with it.
There is currently no cure for lymphoedema but specialists can help you to control it.
- The aim of the RLD treatment is to:
- Reduce and control swelling when possible
- Prevent problems, such as infection
- Help you to live as normally as possible