The Difference Between Manual Lymphatic Drainage and Massage

One of the only similarities between manual lymphatic drainage and massage is the fact that both of these modalities are commonly practice by massage therapists.  Manual lymphatic drainage (MLD) strokes are not the same as massage. MLD is a completely different application than regular massage.

In this brief 17-minute video, we'll review the difference between lymphatic drainage and Swedish massage, and why the lightest pressure is used to relieve swelling amongst other medical reasonings.

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