New Therapy for Lipedema coming to the States

Can lipedema be cured with massage?  Alyna Eekema has no doubt. Last weekend I attended a fascinating workshop provided by Lymphedema Seminars designed to introduce Quadrivas Therapy, a treatment for Lipedema, Lymphedema and other circulatory disorders.  The workshop occurred due to the interest of Dr. Karen Herbst, MD, PhD, in the benefits of Quadrivas Therapy.  … Continue Reading

What is Lymphedema Bandaging?

Lymphedema bandaging is a very helpful reductive therapy for those who develop lymphedema in a limb. Lymphedema most commonly occurs after lymph nodes have been removed or damaged by surgeries causing the the normal pathway of the lymph system to be degraded and remaining vessels in the body to become overloaded with fluid and swell. … Continue Reading

How Does the Lymphatic System Work?

The lymphatic system works in tandem with your body’s immune system to keep your body healthy and functional. Without a proper functioning lymphatic system, your body is prone to illness, fatigue, and disease. However, when your lymphatic system is stimulated, you will have more energy, improved circulation, and a healthier immune system to fight off … Continue Reading

Detox and Cleanse with Lymphatic MLD Massage

The best way to start or reboot any big or small lifestyle change is to cleanse your system of all unnecessary toxins and metabolic waste. If you’re starting a new diet, DETOX. If you’re recovering from a minor illness or serious disease, DETOX. If you’re starting a new fertility treatment or attempting pregnancy, DETOX! A … Continue Reading

Sign That It is Time for a Massage Treatment

ANYTIME is a good time for a massage treatment! However, your body does give you a few hints as to when it could benefit from a massage the most. At mid-day, do you find yourself trying to stay awake? Are you working overtime on a big project and stress is high? Have you been so … Continue Reading

How Many Lymphatic Massage Treatments Does it Take to See Results?

The answer to this question depends on your physical condition when you start treatments, where you want to be physically, and your ability to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Typically, after receiving a therapy done by a skilled Lymphatic Therapist you will notice positive changes in your body within 24-48 hours. However, how many treatments it … Continue Reading

Will I Benefit from Lymphatic Massage?

Since I am a licensed massage therapist with advanced training in lymphatic therapy and care, I get this question a lot. And my answer is always, YES! Lymphatic massage is beneficial for most everyone. And here’s why… Get lymphatic massage if you are low on energy. If you have been feeling tired and low on … Continue Reading