Reduce Swelling Associated with Lipedema 

Living with lipedema can be a frustrating journey, where swelling and discomfort are constant companions. Manual lymph drainage is a gentle manual therapy that offers several benefits for those dealing with lipedema. Let's look into how MLD can offer relief for individuals dealing with the symptoms of lipedema.

Understanding Lipedema:

Lipedema is unfortunately often misunderstood or misdiagnosed. Lipedema is a chronic condition characterized by an abnormal accumulation of fat, usually in the legs and sometimes in the arms. This disproportionate fat distribution results in swelling, pain, varicose veins, sensitivity, bruising and anxiety.

The Role of Manual Lymph Drainage:

Manual Lymph Drainage is a type of bodywork similar to massage that stimulates the the lymphatic system, which plays a pivotal role in fluid balance and immune function. Gentle rhythmic strokes MLD strokes stimulate lymphatic flow, facilitating the removal of excess fluid and metabolic waste from the tissues.

Benefits of MLD for Lipedema Patients:

If you live in or near the Indianapolis/Greenwood, Indiana area, consider a session with Deborah Macke, LMT, MLD-C. Use the contact info below or click the button to book your first session now with the online scheduler.