WE ARE *CERTIFIED LYMPHEDEMA THERAPISTS*
Manual Lymphatic Drainage
*PLEASE NOTE THAT LYMPHATIC DRAINAGE IS NOT A “MASSAGE” TECHNIQUE AND IS NOT LEARNED BY ALL MASSAGE THERAPISTS/ NURSES/ETC… ONE MUST HAVE COMPLETED OVER 135+ HOURS OF LYMPHEDEMA MANAGEMENT TRAINING, LEARNING THE LYMPHATIC SYSTEM AND SIT FOR A SEPARATE CERTIFICATION EXAM IN ORDER TO BE A CERTIFIED LYMPHEDEMA OR “LYMPHATIC” THERAPIST AND PROPERLY TREAT INDIVIDUALS THROUGH MANUAL LYMPHATIC DRAINAGE.
* BEFORE YOU BEGIN ANY “LYMPHATIC DRAINAGE” SESSION WITH YOUR THERAPIST, PLEASE FEEL FREE TO ASK FOR PROPER CREDENTIALS. ANY "MASSAGE DIPLOMA" OR "LYMPHATIC MASSAGE" CERTIFICATE DOES NOT ACCOUNT FOR PROPER CERTIFICATION :-)
If you are or are looking to recover and or manage the following:
Swelling/fluid retention in or around knee
Swelling in elbow, abdomen, hips, legs, arms, face
Lymphatic Drainage IS an essential part in your healing process!
One of the biggest mistakes that people make with cosmetic surgeries is not planning enough recovery time, nor investigating the best methods for enhancing recovery. Lymphatic drainage is becoming essential both before surgery and after. Many patients experience pain, swelling, sleep disturbances and bruises after surgery and have few options to handle these uncomfortable symptoms. Without proper support, healing can be limited, and recovery can take much longer than anticipated. Lymphatic vessels can be cut and damaged during surgery which lead to reduced healing, the appearance of scar tissue and uneven skin texture. Decongestion of the lymphatic system is essential to bring back normal texture, definition and tone of skin. Numerous studies have shown the benefits for:
liposuction breast augmentation or breast reduction
facelifts forehead lift, brow lift
blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery)
abdominoplasty (tummy tuck)
fat transfers (e.g. Brazilian butt lift)
Lymph drainage around the areas of liposuction and other plastic-surgery treatments greatly facilitates healing, helps to smoothen areas and eliminate lumps and indentations, contouring the skin so that your procedure is less noticeable over time. It also helps with normal movement of the skin and reduction of scarring.
Information received from www.isisboston.com
For More information on Lymph Drainage and its benefits please read “List of Treatments” Page.
Not only is it important to take charge of your health, it is important to do so affordably! Therefore The Wellness Sanctuary, Inc understands the needs of your budget.
Please note that ALL packages of 4 or more shall be PAID IN FULL on the day of treatment.
Please Note:: All lymphatic drainage sessions begin at a 4 session minimal.
*THERE ARE NO REFUNDS OR EXCHANGES ON SERVICES*
Session Package Deals
(4) 1 Hour Treatments- $250
(6) 1 Hour Treatments- $350
(8) 1 Hour Treatments- $450
(10) 1 Hour Treatments- $550
(12) 1 Hour Treatments- $650
Cancellation policy: There are NO refunds or exchanges for ANY of our treatments or packages. Client must cancel within 48 hours of treatment BEFORE providing payment. If for any reason client cancels appointment after 48 hours (i.e. between 12-24 hours before treatment) regardless if prepaid or unpaid Client is responsible for paying FULL amount of service for the number of sessions promised and or pre-booked.
How many Treatments are needed?
Typically, The Wellness Sanctuary recommends patients receive anywhere from 2 to 3 sessions per week for up to one month following their surgery (10-20 sessions). Lymphatic Drainage can even be extremely beneficial to an upcoming plastic surgery procedure. You should have your treatment 24 to 48 hours before surgery. This treatment will help prepare your body’s immune system for the surgery, helping to fortify it against the upcoming trauma.
Information Received from www.isisboston.com
How long should one wait Post-Op?
The Wellness Sanctuary recommends beginning sessions as soon as 3 days post op
Guidelines and Principles
All Therapists associated with The Wellness Sanctuary, Inc are certified, licensed, insured and thoroughly trained. They are also experienced passionate individuals whom are willing to provide their services for treatment of musculoskeletal issues to promote overall health and wellbeing. *All referred clients will be subject to SOAP Notes which will be available for your physician if needed. We ask all patients referred to us to bring a written order stating consent of treatment from physician, or an emailed letter would be fine.
We also take clients with Flexible Spending Accounts!
Thank you and I look forward to working with you!
Tiana Allen LMT, M.Ed, CLT