Decongestive Lymphatic Therapy Contraindications


What are the contraindications (conditions) that could prevent me from receiving Decongestive Lymphatic Therapy?

A contraindication is any indication or symptom that makes it inadvisable to use a particular therapy. Please call us at 206-729-6211 if you believe you have a contraindication or are unsure. We will help clarify your situation and ensure that your next step is a solid one!

The following are contraindications for Decongestive Lymphatic therapy. If any of these apply to you we are not able to treat you with Decongestive Lymphatic therapy at the present time, unless you have a written prescription from an MD or ND showing medical supervision over this service for the contraindication.

Contraindications for Decongestive Lymphatic Therapy

  • Pace Maker
  • Blood clots
  • Pregnancy
  • Currently nursing
  • We recommend waiting to receive deep tissue massage 24 hours before or after an ELT session, except if indicated by practitioner.