Lymphatic therapist

Lymphatic drainage therapists (or oedema therapists) practice a variety of special forms of massage to prevent or eliminate congestion in the lymphatic system or in the veins of the human body

Lymphatic drainage therapists or oedema therapists

Lymphoedema is treated with both manual lymphatic drainage and compression treatment. Manual lymphatic drainage is applied daily during the decongestion phase. Subsequent compression, e.g. with flat knit medical compression garments, prevents the limbs "filling up" again.