what is a Lymphatic Drainage Massage?
A lymphatic drainage massage is a post-surgical treatment that helps to relieve swelling and discomfort following a surgical procedure. The process of lymphatic drainage releases toxins and expedites healing. At DeRosa Center Facial Plastic Surgery & Med Spa in Boston, MA, our plastic surgeons and aestheticians often recommend lymphatic massage to stimulate your lymphatic system into increasing blood flow and reducing tissue inflammation. After cosmetic or plastic surgery, our team will offer a lymphatic massage as a part of your treatment plan so that you can feel better and recover more quickly.
what does a lymphatic massage treat?
Ideal candidates for a lymphatic drainage massage are those who have recently suffered from an illness or an invasive aesthetic procedure that has or could potentially cause pain or swelling. Our team recommends a lymphatic massage to any of our patients who will be undergoing a minimally invasive or surgical procedure, and who could benefit from a release of toxins and a decrease of swelling or discomfort.
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"Dr.DeRosa was absolutely amazing. I have always wanted a nose job since I was 10 and just got one last week 11 years later. She understood exactly what I wanted right away and was the best doctor I’ve ever had. At 1 week post op my nose looks better than I could’ve expected. Obviously it’s still swollen so it’s rounded at the tip but she got rid of the bump and made the tip not droopy and completely natural cause she understands that as a young girl I don’t want it to be pointy or tilted up so much you can see in my nose like some people. Originally we didn’t think we’d need to break my nose but during surgery she made the call that in order to get it looking exactly how she knew I pictured it she did end up breaking it and making it thinner at the top and I’m glad she did because she understood the vision. She is so easy to talk to and understands how important it is to feel comfortable in this setting. Everyone who works there was so nice and made me feel comfortable the moment I opened the door and even answered my email two days after surgery at 8:30 pm when I had a question about the pain. If you are going to get rhinoplasty in highly recommended Dr. DeRosa."- B.M. / Google / Aug 16, 2023
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"I went to see Dr. DeRosa for a Rhinoplasty procedure after having suffered significant damages to my nose due to a bike accident earlier last year. I honestly can say I’m so happy with the results! It took about four months after the procedure for it to show a substantial difference but it was well worth it.I highly recommend to anyone wanting/needing a rhinoplasty to give Dr. DeRosa a try. She will listen to your concerns and go over all your options all the while being very friendly and attentive. Her staff is very friendly and resourceful as well."- S.M. / Google / Aug 04, 2023
"Where to begin… I recently had the pleasure of undergoing a rhinoplasty procedure at DeRosa Center and I am thrilled to share my positive experience with others. From the initial consultation to the post-operative care, every aspect of my journey with this esteemed rhinoplasty business was exceptional. Jaimie who is an incredibly skilled surgeon, attentive staff and outstanding results have left me feeling more confident and satisfied than ever before. My experience with Jaimie and Derosa Center has exceeded any expectations I had for a rhinoplasty. I personally had no bruising and very minimal swelling after the rhinoplasty. The very moment Jaimie removed the cast from my nose I knew I chose the right surgeon. Her skills and knowledge, again, exceeded any expectations I had. I had paid for consults for a few other surgeons in the Boston area but after my consult with Derosa Center I knew that’s where I was going to have the procedure. Jaimie’s bed side manner and personality is so welcoming and comforting. Absolutely thrilled with my results."- S.N. / Google / Jul 28, 2023
how is a lymphatic drainage massage performed?
Your massage may take place immediately following your surgical procedure while you rest and recover. For follow-up or additional massages, you will lie down in one of our private treatment rooms for about an hour during your treatment. Using light pressure and professional techniques, a member of our team will carry out your massage while you inhale and exhale deeply. Using gentle but moderate pressure, we will engage your diaphragm muscles. Depending on the type of cosmetic surgery you recently had, we will instruct you on how best to relax and position your body during treatment. The massage may include parts of your neck, abdomen, legs, and back.
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LYMPHATIC draining MASSAGE faq
Will this massage hurt?
The lymphatic massage is meant to relieve pain, reduce discomfort, and help you relax. If you feel uncomfortable during the massage, please speak candidly with our team.
How often can I have this type of massage?
Following your procedure, one of our plastic surgeons will discuss how frequently you should schedule lymphatic massages to expedite your healing and promote comfort.
How will I feel after my massage?
Many patients feel very relaxed after a massage and some fall asleep during them. As the toxins from your body begin to release after your massage, we recommend drinking ample amounts of water to prevent nausea.
heal faster, feel better
At DeRosa Clinic Facial Aesthetics in Boston, MA, we hope to help you feel as good as you look following an aesthetic surgery or procedure. To pair a lymphatic massage with an aesthetic procedure or to schedule one as a standalone treatment, contact us today to get on the books.
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