Lymphatic Drainage Massage

Vodder Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD) Massage

Discover the transformative power of Vodder Technique Lymphatic Drainage (MLD) Massage, a specialized therapy designed to enhance your body’s natural lymphatic flow and is particularly effective post-surgery, promoting detoxification, reducing swelling or fluid retention, and encouraging a healthier immune system.

This gentle yet effective method is now available as part of our in-home massage therapy services in the Ottawa area.

MLD Massage Therapy Pricing

Massage Therapy is a medical service and, as such, gratuities are not accepted.

60 minutes

$185 + hst

Extended Sessions Available


What are the benefits of Lymphatic Drainage?


Lymphatic Drainage is deeply relaxing and offers a range of benefits. It promotes healing from surgery, trauma, and chronic conditions, interrupting pain signals to alleviate discomfort. This type of massage supports the immune system by removing toxins, bacteria, and foreign substances from the tissues. It also aids in the healing of musculoskeletal issues, such as strains and sprains, and can help with weight loss.

Lymphatic Drainage is effective for treating Edema and Venous Insufficiency, and it increases relaxation while reducing headache and migraine symptoms. Additionally, it can improve digestive issues, alleviate symptoms of seasonal allergies and sinus congestion, and has a detoxifying effect. This massage technique reduces bloating, fluid retention, and congestion, making it ideal for surgical recovery. By stimulating the lymphatic system, it strengthens the immune system, enhancing its ability to eliminate toxins and waste and promoting the formation of lymphocytes, which are white blood cells crucial to immune function.


What is the Vodder Technique?


Developed by Dr. Emil and Estrid Vodder in the early 20th century, the Vodder Technique of Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD) involves precise, rhythmic movements to stimulate the lymphatic system. Unlike traditional massage methods, it focuses on light, therapeutic touches that guide excess lymph fluids towards the nearest lymph nodes, where toxins can be naturally processed by the body.


Is Lymphatic Drainage right for you?


Lymphatic Drainage massage is beneficial for a variety of conditions and needs. It can help reduce pain and inflammation in fibromyalgia and chronic pain, aid in healing after injuries or surgeries, and reduce swelling in conditions like edema and venous insufficiency. It can also promote healing and reduce swelling after lipectomy or liposuction, provide comfort in palliative care, and aid in weight loss efforts by stimulating the lymphatic system.

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