Lymphatic drainage is a gentle massage treatment performed by a myotherapist or massage therapist who has sufficient training in the lymphatic system. The type of this treatment aims to stimulate the circulation of lymph fluid around the body.
This helps to rapidly speed up the removal of lactic acid, swelling and inflammation from the lymphatic system.
Lymphatic drainage massage is a form of gentle massage that encourages the movement of lymph fluids around the body.
Health conditions such as lymphedema and fibromyalgia should benefit from lymphatic drainage massage.
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS?
The main benefits of a lymphatic massage or lymphatic drainage as it's other known as is to improve circulation and reduce swelling.
While the heart continuously pumps blood through the blood vessels, the lymphatic system relies on the movement of smooth muscles to transport fluid through the lymph vessels.
Health conditions can interrupt the normal flow of lymph, causing lymph fluid to build up in a particular area of the body, often in the arms or legs, where it can causing swelling. This condition is called lymphedema.
People can develop lymphedema as a result of infections, cancer treatments that involve the removal of lymph nodes, and any condition that damages the lymphatic system.
Lymphatic massage can reduce swelling and improve circulation throughout the lymphatic system.
If you suffer from constant pain, swelling or inflammation this is for you.