||What is manual
drainage is the process of utilizing unique massage therapy techniques
to control and reduce the accumulation of fluid (edema) in the joints
and muscular tissue of horses.
||What are the
positive effects of manual lymphatic drainage?
various massage techniques, the superficial lymphatic vessels are
stimulated resulting in increased muscular contractions thus reducing
edema. Studies have shown that the use of manual lymphatic drainage
therapy has effectively reduced edema in horses.
||When is manual
lymphatic drainage indicated?
drainage therapy has numerous benefits and has been successfully
employed in treating the following conditions:
traumatic (injury) edema
swelling due to stagnation
drainage is also believed to accelerate the dissipation of lactic
acid thereby decreasing the recuperation time in racehorses.
information regarding manual lymphatic drainage:
drainage is a soothing process for an injured horse. Each massage
therapy session lasts 30-60 minutes and ends with compression therapy.
The entire therapy regimen generally lasts 1-2 weeks depending on
the treatment indicated.
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