RLD is a ground breaking and award winning reflexology technique researched by Sally Kay while working in Cancer Care. The technique was used to help reduce lymphoedema (tissue swelling due to the failure of lymph drainage) after breast cancer treatment. It focuses on stimulating the lymphatic system of the body by working the lymphatic reflexes on the feet. The results appear to support the theory of reflexology.
Lymphatic Drainage Massage (MLD), is used to treat conditions other than lymphoedema and RLD can be used in a similar manner.
MLD may be useful with the following conditions