Undergoing any surgery is not an easy task as the real challenge begins after the surgery has been performed. The recovery phase following surgery is a meticulous process as your body goes through the different stages of healing. There are various steps and procedures that need to be followed in order to ensure that the recovery phase is smooth and your body has all the supporting tools available for a faster recovery. People who undergo surgical procedures like liposuction need different types of massages to speed up the healing process, reduce swelling and inflammation. This helps us improve the overall results and helps you achieve sleek body contours.
There are different types of massages that can be performed post liposuction. These therapies can be used alone or in combination to help achieve desired results. Combination therapies work best following liposuction surgery. Some of the most effective treatment modalities offered at our clinic are described below:
Manual lymphatic massages are directed towards the skin as it helps improve the overall efficiency and effectiveness of the lymphatic system. It helps promote the movement of the fluid out of swollen areas thus speeding up the healing and the recovery process to a significant extent. Manual lymphatic massages are different than the regular massages as the main target of this type of massage is to address the lymphatic system and its overall flow.
Venus legacy skin tightening is another procedure that is perfomed after liposuction. It is a skin tightening treatment using Radiofrequency energy that can help contour your body to make it look more appealing and flawless. Therapeutic heat energy is used to penetrate the skin which promotes the circulation of blood. It further helps in tightening of the skin via collagen shrinkage which ultimately makes your skin look radiant.
Wood therapy is one of the latest forms of massage therapy that is being used after liposuction. This technique utilizes repetitive movements using different wooden instruments to help redefine body contours, reduce cellulite and facilitate lymphatic drainage post liposuction. Pressure is applied to targeted areas to facilitate scar tissue breakdown following liposuction. A wooden roller is commonly used to carry out the process.
Kinesiology Taping is a method in which an elastic therapeutic tape is used. It helps in the assistance of the muscle function as the tape is highly elastic and can adjust in easily. The tape is completely water resistant and hence can be left in place for a period of 3-5 days. Once the tape is applied on the affected area, it tends to lift the skin in a gentle manner thus creating some space between the skin and the tissues. The space created helps in improving the overall flow of the lymphatic fluid. Changes in the flow of the lymphatic fluid ensures that the bruises heal in a faster manner. Furthermore, the tape is known to be effective in terms of improving the circulation of blood in the affected area as well as reducing the overall swelling post liposuction surgery.
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