Reflexology Lympatic Drainage

Reflexology technique which focuses on stimulating the lymphatic reflexes on the feet.

The aim is to cause an effect on the lymphatic system in the body. It is a unique sequence.

Lymphoma is defined as tissue swelling due to the failure of lymph drainage.

After breast cancer, a person may experience psychological or emotional difficulties due to altered body image, and a swollen limb can exacerbate this. Research suggests that survivors with lymphoedema are more likely to suffer psychological and emotional difficulties, be more disabled, and experience a poorer quality of life than survivors without the condition.

Improved breast cancer survival rates suggest that approximately 2:3 women survive the disease beyond 20 years. This means that more people are living longer with this debilitating side effect for which there is currently no cure Lymphatic drainage massage (Manual Lymphatic Drainage) is used to treat conditions other than lymphoedema, and RLD may be used similarly.

 

Lymphatic drainage (Manual Lymphatic Drainage ) is used to treat and may be useful with the following conditions;

Arthritis, Asthma, Eczema, Chronic fatigue, Fibromyalgia, ME, Sinus problems, Migraines, Headaches, Muscular tension, Aches and pains, Premenstrual Syndrome

 

If you would like to download the effects of reflexology on secondary lymphoedema of the arm, press here

 

User Login