Lymphatic Drainage Therapy, A Medical and Magical Healing Experience, Lena M. Nowmos, Natural Awakenings Nov-09
Lymph Drainage Therapy for Liver Balance, Alaya Chikly and Bruno Chikly, MD, DO, MASSAGE Magazine, 2011
More than 2 million people in the United States have Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS). CFS is a disease difficult to diagnose or treat. RK Naviaux published a ground-breaking study on CFS (1). He discovered a chemical signature showing that CFS is an objective metabolic disorder that affects at least seven systems (including mitochondrial energy metabolism, immune function, GI function, the microbiome, the autonomic nervous system, neuroendocrine, and brain functions).
Much has been discovered about the lymphatics system since it was originally discovered in 1622 1; from its description by Emanuel Swedenborg (1688-1772), who stated that the “spirituous fluid” present within the cerebrospinal fluid travels throughout the entire body and is returned to the blood by the lymph vessels 2, to the modern rediscovery of the lymphatics in the CNS 3, and the recent description of the glymphatic system...
Lymph in the Brain - Recent Scientific Breakthroughs - Will Change How We Look at The Lymphatic System, Bruno Chikly, MD, DO, LMT, Massage and Bodywork Magazine. 2016, Jan/Feb
Manual Therapy for the Lymphatic System: Pathways to Detoxification and Immune Surveillance, Bruno Chikly, MD, DO, LMT, Massage, 2016, Aug, Issue 243, 38-42
Mini Face-Lifting with LDT, Bruno Chikly, MD, DO, MASSAGE Magazine, 2012
Lymph and Brain: Dr Chikly Complete Interview by Nina Wallinder, Dec. 2010
Who Said the Blood Really Circulates in Your Body? Bruno Chikly, MD, DO, Newsletter July, 2011
by Bruno Chikly, M.D., D.O.
The perpetual search for the body's path to more complete physical healing led to the author's development of a combined, noninvasive technique called Lympho-Fascia Release (LFR). This approach combines the benefits of fluid techniques, using lymphatic-drainage therapy, with those of the solid model, such as myofascial release. The marriage of these two modalities can reduce restrictions with a touch that's elegant, efficient and profound in its application.