Why do I need Lymphatic Drainage Massage after my Liposuction, Brazilian Butt Lift, Tummy Tuck, Cool Sculpting or other cosmetic surgery procedure?
It is normal, in many cases, for you to notice a hardness or lumpiness, in the areas treated during cosmetic surgery procedures. (Most notably in the abdominal area and even more so if combined with other body contouring procedures or fat transfers) This post-surgical lymphedema is caused by inflammation and trauma from the cannula, used to remove the fat as it is moving under the skin. Channels are formed by the cannula that can fill up with fluid and the tissue also becomes swollen. Lymphatic Drainage Massage helps to move the fluid by gently pumping it back into the lymph vessels. Reducing the swelling can reduce discomfort. Without proper Aftercare the inflammation can evolve into fibrosis, which is a permanent hardening of the tissue or a seroma or pocket of serum can form. Many doctors prescribe Lymph Drainage Therapy after liposuction or other plastic surgery procedures to make sure their patients get the best possible results from their procedure.