Manual Lymphatic Drainage Massage

Reduce excess water retention through this light rhythmic massage

60mins | $80 ($87.20 w/GST)
90mins | $120 ($130.80 w/GST)
120mins | $160 ($174.40 w/GST)

Manual Lymphatic Drainage, commonly known as MLD, is an advanced therapeutic method that has been proven to stimulate the lymphatic system founded by Dr Emil and Mrs Estrid Vodder in the early 1930s. It is a light rhythmic massage in which the therapist uses a range of specialized massage movements and gentle pumping techniques. In fact, the pressure applied on the skin should be as gentle as the weight of a teaspoon of water! (Caution: Deep pressure applied on the lymph vessels could cause damage to it) These mild stretching movements stimulate the lymphatic vessels, increasing the flow of metabolic waste, excess fluid and bacteria. Hence, its signature benefit: reduce excess water retention.


As a preventative and remedial treatment, the effects of MLD are numerous. It can aid post-operation healing, reduce pain, clear congestions, soften the skin and reduce the appearance of scar tissue. It is also beneficial in the treatment of Sinus problems, Arthritis, Migraine, Insomnia and extremely useful in the treatment of swollen ankles.


Caution: This is not the usual tension relief massage like Asian Fusion Massage. Do not expect any pressure to be applied on your body or you will feel frustrated throughout the session. Allow your mind to be in a relaxed state when receiving this massage to receive its full benefits.


Other reference: Wikipedia – Manual Lymphatic Drainage

Customers with any of the following conditions are not suitable to receive Manual Lymphatic Drainage massage:

  • Kidney and liver issues
  • Lymphoma
  • Oedema
  • Thrombosis
  • Breast feeding (to inform therapist)


DO NOT book for massage if you have the following conditions
  • Under the influence of drugs or Alcohol
  • Recent operations 1 years for major and 6 month for minor
  • Cancer
  • Skin diseases
  • Any fracture
  • Pregnancy
  • Heavy Menstrual flow
  • Uncontrolled High blood pressure
  • Contagious diseases including any of fever, cold or flu no matter how mild it may seem
Please inform Front Desk / Therapist if you have the following conditions
  • Spinal cord compression
  • Slipped Disc
  • Unstable spinal segments
  • Neuritis
  • Pace-maker
  • Heart conditions
Local Contra-indications: Indicate to the Front Desk / Therapist to avoid local areas
  • Cuts or opened wound
  • Varicose veins
  • Undiagnosed lumps or bumps
  • Bruising
  • Sunburn
  • Undiagnosed pain or inflammations, including arthritis
  • Skin infections
  • Sprain or strains
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