Treatments include Manual Lymph drainage, compression therapy and sometimes surgery. Pharmaclogy is often used as an addition to these treatments through the use of enzymatic products, benzopyrones and diuretics (Nadeˇžda et al,2012). Each treatment has both pros and cons. For the purpose of this essay I will talk about the effectivness of massage techniques in the treatment of Primary Lymphodema. The main way of treating Lymphodeam as a massage therapists is through Manual lymph Drainage (MLD).
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