Jun 5, 2023
What is Lymphatic Compression?
It’s a specialized therapy that utilizes a cutting-edge device to enhance lymphatic flow and promote overall wellness. The system applies gentle pressure to specific areas of the body using a series of air chambers that inflate and deflate in a specific pattern.
This rhythmic pressure helps to stimulate lymphatic flow and encourages the body's natural detoxification processes, reducing swelling and inflammation and promoting better circulation. The therapy is non-invasive, painless, and safe for individuals of all ages.
Our system is highly customizable, allowing for precise pressure adjustments to accommodate each individual's unique needs. This makes it an ideal therapy for individuals with lymphedema, as well as athletes, individuals recovering from surgery or injury, and anyone looking to improve their overall health and well-being.
At Lume, our Wellness Specialists will work with you to develop a personalized treatment plan, ensuring that you receive the most effective lymphatic compression. Whether you're looking to reduce swelling and inflammation, improve circulation, or enhance your overall wellness, Lymphatic Compression is an excellent choice.
What's the difference between a Manual Lymphatic Massage and a Lymphatic Compression Suit?
A manual lymphatic massage and Lume's Lymphatic Compression Suit are both techniques used to stimulate lymphatic flow and promote lymphatic drainage, but they differ in how the pressure is applied.
Manual lymphatic massage is a hands-on technique where a therapist uses gentle, rhythmic motions to stimulate lymphatic flow. The therapist may use light pressure or gentle stretching techniques to encourage the movement of lymphatic fluid.
On the other hand, Lume's Compression Suit is a device that uses air chambers to apply gentle, rhythmic pressure to specific areas of the body. The pressure is applied in a specific sequence to help move lymphatic fluid through the body.
While manual lymphatic massage can be highly effective, it can be time-consuming, and results may vary depending on the therapist's skill level. Lume's Compression Suit, on the other hand, can provide a more consistent level of pressure, and the treatment can be easily customized to each individual's needs.
Both techniques are safe, non-invasive, and can be highly effective for promoting lymphatic flow and reducing swelling and inflammation. At Lume, our trained therapists can work with you to determine the best approach to meet your unique needs and goals.
How does a Lymphatic Compression Suit work?
It works by using a series of air chambers that are placed strategically throughout the suit. These chambers inflate and deflate in a specific pattern, creating a gentle, rhythmic pressure that helps to stimulate lymphatic flow and improve circulation.
The suit is typically worn over the legs or the entire body, depending on the individual's needs. The pressure from the suit helps to move lymphatic fluid through the body, reducing swelling and inflammation and promoting detoxification.
The suit is highly customizable, allowing for precise pressure adjustments to accommodate each individual's unique needs. The suit is also designed to fit snugly, ensuring that the pressure is distributed evenly throughout the body.
During a session, the individual will typically lie down or sit comfortably while the suit inflates and deflates in a specific pattern. The therapy is non-invasive, painless, and typically takes around 30–60 minutes per session.
Multiple sessions may be required to achieve optimal results, and the therapy is often used in conjunction with other therapies, such as massage or exercise, to support the body's natural healing processes.
Overall, the suit is a safe and effective way to enhance lymphatic flow, reduce swelling and inflammation, and promote overall wellness. It is an excellent choice for individuals with lymphedema, athletes, individuals recovering from surgery or injury, and anyone looking to improve their overall health and well-being.
Can I do it before a workout?
Yes, you can use Lume’s Compression Suit both before and after a workout to help improve circulation, reduce muscle soreness, and enhance recovery.
Using it before a workout can help warm up the muscles and improve blood flow, leading to better performance and a reduced risk of injury. It can also help reduce muscle soreness and fatigue post-workout, allowing you to recover more quickly and get back to your training routine sooner.
Using it after a workout can help promote lymphatic drainage and reduce swelling and inflammation in the muscles. This can help reduce muscle soreness and improve recovery time, allowing you to get back to your workout routine more quickly.
At Lume Wellness, we recommend incorporating Lymphatic Compression sessions into your overall wellness routine to help support your body's natural healing processes and promote optimal health and well-being. Our trained Wellness Staff can work with you to develop a personalized treatment plan that meets your unique needs and goals.
Will it help me reduce water weight?
Lume’s Compression Suit is a supplement that supports fluid balance in the body by promoting healthy levels of electrolytes such as sodium and potassium. While the supplement may help regulate fluid levels in the body, it is important to note that excess water weight can have many causes, and our suit may not be effective for all types of water retention.
Water weight can be caused by a variety of factors, including hormonal changes, certain medications, and medical conditions such as kidney or liver disease. In some cases, lifestyle factors such as a high-sodium diet or not drinking enough water can also contribute to water retention.
If excess water weight is due to an underlying medical condition, it is important to speak with a healthcare provider to determine the appropriate course of treatment. In some cases, diuretics or other medications may be necessary to reduce fluid buildup.
In summary, while it may support healthy fluid balance in the body, it may not necessarily be effective for reducing excess water weight in all cases. It is important to identify the underlying cause of water retention and work with a healthcare provider to develop an appropriate treatment plan.
How often should I do it?
The recommended usage may vary depending on individual factors such as age, weight, and overall health status.
In general, it is designed to support healthy fluid balance in the body, so it may be taken daily as a part of a well-balanced diet and healthy lifestyle. However, it is important to note that it is not intended to replace a balanced diet or to treat or cure any specific medical condition.
Our Wellness Specialists can help determine if it is appropriate for your individual needs and can provide guidance on dosing and usage based on your specific circumstances.
When will I see results?
Consistency and patience are key when using it to support a healthy fluid balance. With consistent use over a few weeks, you may begin to notice improvements in both how you feel and how you look. Remember that results may vary based on factors such as your overall health and lifestyle habits as well as the specific product formulation.
It's important to view it as a tool to complement a healthy lifestyle rather than a quick fix for any specific medical condition. By incorporating Lume’s Compression Suit into your balanced diet and regular exercise routine, you can help support your body's natural fluid balance and improve your overall well-being.