Caused by injuries, surgeries, tumours as well as chronic diseases of the lymphatic system, however, also during pregnancy lymphostasis in the tissues (lymphoedema) can occur. Lymphatic drainages can bring relief. Using special techniques during these treatments, the therapist stimulates the whole lymphatic system, the “release” of the drainage and thus the decongestion of the oedematous (swollen) body part.
In case of long-term persistent diseases as well as chronic disorders of the lymphatic system, regular treatment sets for a longer period of time are often necessary. After the treatment compression bandages or compression stockings are applied in order to promote the effect of a lymphatic drainage.