We are passionate about helping people find resolution with chronic inflammation and continuous
prevention. Our specialists in Manual Lymph Drainage(MLD) aid the body to clear toxins and
cellular build up to allow the body to regenerate faster and better. It is our goal to provide
services that directly improve your lymphatic health, to reduce inflammation; one of the key
markers of predicting future health, as a part of your regimen to a better, healthier you. We
are passionate abou helping people who suffer from chronic
inflammation. We specialize in Lymphatic Massage/Manual Lymph Drainage (MLD) which
aids the body to clear out unnecessary toxins and cellular debris, allowing the body
to regenerate faster. It is our goal to educate and provide services that directly improve
your lymphatic health as a part of your self-care regimen to a better, healthier you.
About Us and Our Approach
Our bodywork includes Manual Lymph Drainage and Medical Massage. We may use orthopedic
palpation to address each person’s specific needs and goals. We are dedicated to improving your
with a natural holistic approach without the use of harmful pharmaceuticals and unnecessary
In our first visit, we do a comprehensive evaluation of your medical history, assess your goals,
and best of
all, provide your first treatment. Your follow-up treatment will be scheduled at least 2-10 days
initial visit, and will provide a vital part of the evaluation. Based on our analysis, we can
best plan to kickstart your Lymphatic health into high gear.
Like training a muscle to become stronger, frequency is key to build Lymphatic health. In the
weeks, your therapist may recommend a frequency of 1-3 treatments a week which is based on
severity of your
symptoms. In this phase, it is our goal to acclimate your body to push Lymph at a higher rate
Once acclimated, we taper out appointments, finding “the sweet spot”, ranging anywhere from 4-6
maintain you feeling great.
More About Your Lymphatic Health
Your Lymphatic System and its role in maintaing good health
Although Lymphatic work is called “massage”, it is a very different type of bodywork from
massage. Seventy percent of your lymphatic system is in your skin! Because of this, we use
feather-like movements to push lymph fluid to larger lymph vessels and organs (where the other
located) to be filtered and expelled. Designed by Dr’s Emil and Estrid Vodder in Europe, MLD can
facilitate the movement of lymphatic fluid from the body’s tissues into the lymphatic vessels,
calm the nervous system, as well as provide pain relief.
The Lymphatic System consists of vessels, ducts and nodes and is closely connected to the
system. It is often referred to as an ”internal cleaning system for the whole body” . It is
vital for the
maintenance of human life because if it fails to function correctly, excessive fluid and toxins
causing the body pain, loss of energy, infection and disease. During the complex transportation
lymph fluid is cleaned, concentrated and filtered by one of the 600-700 lymph nodes located
around the body.
They also produce a certain type of white blood cell, namely lymphocytes, which is why the
plays an important role in immunity.
An inefficient Lymphatic System
If the Lymphatic system is working efficiently, we generally feel healthy. Tiredness, constant
bouts of colds and infections could mean that our lymphatic system is weak and struggling to
function to its
optimum capability. If congested, the lymphatic system may result in metabolic waste inability
removed, and can also prevent new healthy nutrients that are key to the human cell’s very
How can MLD help?
The effects of MLD are numerous and generally affect the nervous system. It aids in pain relief,
relaxation, soothes tired sore muscles, and aids fluid movement in the connective tissue. By
lymph vessels, MLD positively affects the immune system as well.
Is MLD compatible with other treatments?
MLD combines extremely well with other complementary and standard treatments. As with all
therapies, some conditions may require consent from your physician.
With our MLD treatments, we do not use lotions or oils on the skin which supports the Lymphatic
get the best possible results. We limit aromas, which may be reactive to some clients.
Benefits and conditions that can be improved with MLD:
Fluid retention or bloating
Consistent achiness or soreness, in general
Chronic fatigue, ME/CFS
Strengthens the immune system
Aids in healing pre and post surgery, once drain ports are closed(at least 6 weeks
Improves breast feeding for nursing mothers
Sinitus and Seasonal allergy symptoms
“Heaviness” or pressure in arms or legs especially after activity or prolonged standing
Sensitivity or tenderness to touch
Assistance with weight loss
Acute inflammation resulting from sprains/muscle injury/sports injuries
Prevents scar tissue build up from acute injuries
Aches and pains
Anxiety, Tension and Stress
Aids in better digestion and elimination
Why choose us?
We provide a beautiful safe space in the historic Colby Abbot building in the heart of downtown
We opened our doors in January 2021, amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic, with the goal to enrich lives and
encourage people to better wellness naturally and holistically. We value the balance of physical,
emotional, and spiritual health and it is reflected in our treatment process for our clients.
We are certified with the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage, licensed in the
Wisconsin, and a member of the American Massage Therapy Association. We are proudly certified MLD by
Academy of Lymphatic Studies.