Lymphatic drainage massage Contraindications & precautions

Absolute Contraindications:

  • Acute inflammation – caused by bacteria, viruses and poisons are contraindicated.
  • Malignant tumours
  • Thrombosis
  • Major heart problems
  • First trimester of pregnancy


  • Kidney problems
  • Bronchial asthma
  • Thyroid problems
  • Chemotherapy

Please provide a letter of consent from your General Practitioner if you are experiencing any of these medical conditions and inform your therapist.