Stacy Weiner
LIFEMassage, LLC
Licensed Massage Therapist
Master's Degree in Sports Medicine
Certified Manual Lymphatic Drainage Practitioner

Location: Neptune Township, NJ
Office: 732-642-9674/ Cell: 917-880-5604
Fax: 732-361-6500
Frequently Asked Questions
Manual Lymphatic Drainage (Vodder Method)
Manual Lymph Drainage is an advanced therapy technique
developed in Europe by Dr. Emil and Estrid Vodder.  MLD
is recognized as the number one therapy for treating and
maintaining primary and secondary lymphedema.
What is Lymphatic Drainage good for?
Helps treat acute and chronic edema (i.e.,
lymhphedema, edemas following strokes , and local
edemas from trauma such as fractures, disclocations
and tears, neuromuscular disorders and fascial
dysfunction, scleroderma, burns, scar therapy, acne,
inflammation in the respiratory tract, migraine,
circulatory disturbances,  digestive tract disorders,
well as, liposuction, tummy tuck and other body
contouring surgeries.
What does Lymphatic Drainage Massage do?
Lymphatic drainage is a therapeutic massage treatment
using light pressure and long gentle strokes to increase
lymph flow and reduce bodily toxins. Part of your
body'simmune system, the lymph system helps fight
Below are some of the benefits of  Manual
Lymphatic Drainage:
  •    Reduction in swelling
  •     Beneficial in the rejuvenation of muscle tissue due to weight
    lifting, cycling, kick boxing, dancing, etc.   
  •    Detoxification of the body
  •    Regeneration of tissue from burns and scars
  •    Relief of chronic and subacute inflammation and conditions such
    as sinusitis, eczema, and allergies
  •   Anti-aging effects
  •    Relief of chronic pain
*Arrive at your appointment well hydrated (16 oz water). Dehydration can impair
your ability to detoxify and make you leave feeling ill.
How Many Pre/Post MLD Sessions should I
MLD Sessions range from 30-60 minutes. The recommended amount
of MLD treatments is (3) Pre-op MLD sessions to clean the system
of prior waste that slows the healing process followed by (3) Post-op
MLD sessions  (Dr. note required),  which speed up the recovery
How will I feel after my first few MLD sessions?
While some people may not feel anything due to the
subtleness of this technique, others may feel the

  • Increased sweat
  • Increased urination
  • Minor soreness
  • Thirst
  • Tiredness, wanting to rest or nap
  • Sinus Drainage
  • Decrease in swelling/inflammation and headaches
  • Decrease in swollen lymph nodes