Lymphatic therapy is a manual technique for reducing swelling. Swelling can be painful or it can reduce joints range of movement. Swelling might be a consequence of some lymphatic disease, cancer, or medical operation.
Lymphatic drainage is a gentle massage that is performed in certain directions. Lymphatic massage accelerates lymph vessel pumping speed. It also starts the areal lymphatic system which can be shut down due to trauma or pain. Lymphatic massage reduces scar tissue formation. Lymphatic massage doesn’t hurt.