Manual lymphatic drainage massage


Light techniques and strokes applied to sooth the lymphatic and circulatory systems. The structure and function of the lymphatic system, of the blood vessels of head and neck and contraindications of this type of massage.

Alternative labels

massage of lymphatic and circulatory system
massage of lymphatic and cirulatory systems
manual lymphatic drainage massages
lymphatic system massage

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Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Manual lymphatic drainage massage is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Optional knowledge

Manual lymphatic drainage massage is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Massage therapist: Massage therapists provide therapeutic massage treatments to improve the well-being of their clients. They perform a variety of massage types such as shiatsu and swedish massage, according to their client’s needs and preferences.




  1. Manual lymphatic drainage massage – ESCO


Last updated on September 20, 2022