Post-Op Massage - Lymphatic Drainage

What is Lymphatic Drainage Massage  & Why do I need it ?

Lymphatic Drainage Massage (LDM) is a specialized gentle massage technique that is recommended by plastic surgeons after liposuction that encourages lymph flow in the body. It is good for detoxification, edema, pre- and post-p​lastic surgery and post-liposuction. It can also help with cellulite treatments, scar tissue, spider veins, redness, acne, it supports the body’s immune system, helps the body heal from surgery, and aids in the body’s natural waste removal or detoxification.

After two or three weeks of a liposuctionTummy Tuck, arms and thigh reduction or a breast lift, the patients can accumulate liquids that harden forming a fibrosis, so our surgeons recommend a massage for lymphatic drainage, is a treatment that by manual massage increases the lymph flow and activation of the lymph nodes throughout the body improving circulation, eliminating bruising caused healing and helping to scar.
BWR therapists have extensive experience and training in this therapy. Lymphatic drainage is the natural function of the lymphatic system, being an essential part of immunity. If this function is not working properly can cause more serious health problems so it is important this type of soft massage as it helps to release the inflamed tissues produced by the surgical work done in that area, facilitating the acceleration of accumulated liquid.
It is necessary that people know, how important it is to a massage therapist after an esthetic surgery for a final result. In our clinic can find a team of medical professionals in massage post liposuction and specialist’s machines in this type of procedure.
Postoperative lymphatic drainage massages can start after the first week of surgery performed, with 12 sessions from 30 to 40 min accompanied ultrasound deep heat waves whose graduates by type of therapy to be performed in each session depending of the patient's condition, which is always going to be pretty good, if you meet all the pre-surgical and post-surgical follow their doctor recommendations.
The recovery and shaping the body of the patient after BWR lymphatic drainage are extremely surprising.
Advantages of Postoperative lymphatic drainage massage 
  • With postoperative healing massage will take place in half the average time and avoid subcutaneous fibrosis liposuction.
  • It bruising disappears in three or four days.
  • The patient's recovery occurs much faster, giving a normal and beautiful appearance.
  • The pain disappears quickly and tissues are put back in a little time.
  • Provides more moisture to the skin of the patient.
  • Venous patient environment is improved.
  • Inflammation is highly reduced.
  • Supports the immune system as it acts directly on the central nervous system by releasing endorphins, substances that generate relaxation and pain relief.
The lymphatic drainage with postoperative massage belts and a healthy diet will provide a desired result.
Lymphatic drainage manual can also be used cosmetically to combat situations such as:
  • Cleaning the skin deep.
  • Wrinkles.
  • Bags under the eyes.
  • Hair loss.
  • Bust Cellulite.
  • Heavy legs.
  • Wrinkled hands.
  • Anti stress.
  • Postoperative massage cannot anyone person, has to be certificate lymphatic drainage specialized.
  • It is important not to smoke because it slows healing.
  • BWR recommends start to drainage from 6 or 7 days after surgery. Manipulation can occur early serous fluid accumulation.
  • We recommend massage with belts, which put pressure on the treated areas. The use of belt should be regularly monitored by the surgeon who will recommend the necessary adjustments.
  • Recommended a balanced nutrition and follow all instructions in your massage postoperative.
  • Lymphatic drainage cannot use for patients men and women who suffer from low blood pressure, acute infections , phlebitis , thrombosis , cardiac failure , bronchial asthma, hyperthyroidism, carotid sinus syndrome and people suffering from malignant tumors.
  • BWR recommended that the patient under postoperative massage to relax after this relaxed both knees and hips so that the abdominal muscles to relax and breathe deeply the subject can flex, this will encourage the lymphatic return working hydraulic diaphragm and also improve venous return.



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2424 Bloor St W,

Toronto, ON M6S 1P9


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Monday                                11AM - 5PM

Tuesday                                10AM - 6PM

Wednesday                          10AM - 6PM

Thursday                               10AM - 6PM

Friday                                    10AM - 6PM

Saturday                                10AM - 5PM

Sunday                                           Closed

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