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Why get Manual Lymphatic Drainage Massage after surgery?

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Should I Try Lymphatic Massage after Surgery?
by Kathleen Lisson, CMT, CLT (CAMTC #70128)

Exams. Surgery. Medications.  You've been through enough already.
Would you rather spend another hour at a medical office or enjoy the expertise of a CLT and the caring hands of a massage therapist in the comfort of your own home? 
No white lab coats. No machines.
Just a warm smile and a well-trained, compassionate set of hands using a European technique for effectively reducing swelling, introduced in the South of France and perfected in Germany.  Our goal: reduce swelling and tightness after surgery and get you back to living your life again and spending quality time with your family.
Hello, I am Kathleen, a 42 year old meditation teacher and Board Certified massage therapist living in San Diego. I specialize in manual lymphatic drainage, a type of massage that works with the power of your lymphatic system to reduce the effects of post-surgical swelling ( plastic and orthopedic surgery ) a…

What is the 61 Point Meditation?

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What is the 61 point Meditation?
By Kathleen Lisson, CMT, CLT



I discovered an excellent version of the 61 point relaxation meditation by Karina Ayn Mirsky of http://www.sanghayoga.com/ on Insight Timer recently and it has become my preferred way to fall asleep at night.
If you have Insight Timer, I recommend you check it out! It is relaxing and research has found positive effects for those with stress disorders.

The study titled ‘Effect of '61-points relaxation technique' on stress parameters in premenstrual syndrome’ found that the practice is “effective in providing relief from PMS and may be a useful adjuvant to medical therapy of PMS and other stress disorders.” Read more about the study here: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18831354