Lymphatic Drainage Massage
Within us all there is a silent system working to keep us healthy- the lymph system. Without it our bodies would swell up like balloons, swamping our cells with stagnant fluid. The lymph system's impact is so far reaching that many don't even realize that minor aches and pains, low energy or susceptibility to colds and flu may be due to a sluggish lymph system and a compromised immune system.
Lymphatic drainage massage is a profound technique to help increase lymph flow. With an increase of lymph flow immune function is increased. Harmful substances (Toxins)are removed from the tissues and neutralised in the nodes. It has also been shown that an increase in lymph flow stimulates an increased production of lymphocytes- enhancing immune function.
Lymphatic drainage can be applied to help if you are suffering from a lack of energy or a sluggish immune system. Lymphatic drainage massage is also useful if you are suffering from sports injuries. After the initial inflammatory stage has passed, lymphatic work can be applied to Sports or Neuromuscular massage has been completed. This will help to clear the tissue of debris and help to reduce minor oedema that sometimes occurs after the deep massage. Continued applications of lymphatic drainage, while the client is healing, can help to enhance the tissue regeneration process by keeping the tissue as healthy as possible.