Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD) is an Advanced Therapy in which the Practitioner uses a range of specialized and gentle rhythmic pumping techniques to move the lymph fluid in the direction of the lymph pathways. Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD) is a specialized massage technique utilized to decrease various forms of edema. This technique promotes reuptake of interstitial fluid along the pathways of the lymphatic system. This technique promotes healing, decreases swelling, and decreases pain. If patients have lipedema or lymphedema compression stockings must be purchased from the clinic as part of the therapy.