In the recent years, negative pressure therapy has emerged as a “go to” approach by clinicians for lymphatic drainage and scar management. Here is all you need to know about it.
Negative pressure therapy, also known as myofascial decompression therapy uses negative pressure to increase lymphatic drainage, break down scar restrictions and release tight fascia.
Uses of negative pressure therapy
It can be used in various medical procedures:
- Lymphatic therapy: If one has damaged lymph nodes or they have been removed can impact how lymph fluid drains. This builds up fluid and can lead to swelling. Negative pressure therapy using a lymphatic drainage machine or myofascial decompression therapy device can be used to release this fluid.
- Scar management: The use of negative pressure therapy is also well established to manage chronic, open, contaminated wounds as it in healing of tissue. The use of negative pressure therapy using scar management machine is also known to reduce chances of infection after surgery. Hence, it is often used in instance of surgeries that have a high-risk of infection in the post-surgical period. Negative pressure therapy is also used in fascial treatments.
In addition to the above, the use of negative pressure therapy has also expanded in orthopaedics, cosmetic & beauty therapy, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, chiropractor, osteopathy, etc.
Benefits of negative pressure therapy
The widespread use of negative pressure therapy is because of its very many advantages for clinicians and patients alike. For patients, the therapy is pain less, quickens recovery, reduces oedema, known to improve blood flow, enhances production of collagen and breaks down scar tissue.
For doctors, negative pressure therapy has become the ideal solution has It reduces the time spent on massaging especially in case of lymphatic drainage massage by replacing the process with a machine. Moreover, it reduces pressure on their hands and wrists. It is safe and effective. Since it has a variety if uses, it is a cost-effective and efficient investment for any health care centre.
Choosing the right negative pressure therapy device
If you’re a clinician who depends on this innovate, effective and latest technology for the well-being of your patients, choose LymphaTouch. It is best targeted negative pressure therapy device in the U.K. today. Along with providing clinically better results and a unique mechanical vibration feature, LymphaTouch is portable, easy to clean and is built using the latest know how of this technique. LymphaTouch also features an interactive treatment guide on the device which will guide you through each stage of a treatment, which pressures and techniques to use.
Know more about LymphaTouch myofascial decompression therapy device here.