Your body is made up of a complex system of cells. Through time toxins can build up within your body's cells which can cause damage as a result. Lymphatic Drain Massage is a way to release harmful toxins from your body and increase oxygen supply. So your body can benefit from stronger immunity and lessened pain with this treatment.
What is the Lymphatic System?
The lymphatic system works with the circulatory system. In particular, it exchanges supplies needed by the cells and carry waste and impurities away from the cells. Lymphatic systems do not have a pump; therefore, it is necessary to manually move the fluid by other means. When your lymph system works well, you feel healthy and gain a strong defense against illness. If your lymph system is sluggish or blocked, you may have swelling, feel tired, and be more susceptible to colds and infections.
What is Lymphatic Drain Massage?
This type of massage is a protocol which encourages increased lymphatic fluid flow throughout your body.
Why is it good to encouraging Lymphatic flow?
The lymphatic system removes waste produced by your body’s organs, which also improves organ function. When you breathe and your muscles contract which causes lymph fluid to circulate manually throughout the body. Therefore, a lymphatic drain massage helps enhance your lymphatic circulation.
When is a lymphatic massage recommended?
Lymph massage benefits just about everyone. For example, if you're feeling tired and low on energy, or if you've been sick and feeling like your body is fighting to get back on track, a lymph massage session can benefit you.
Athletes, surgical patients, fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue sufferers, as well as those wanting to optimize their lymph system for stronger immunity may also want to consider a lymphatic massage.
What is massaged during a Lymphatic drain treatment?
The lymphatic drain is essentially a full body massage with abdominal and breast tissue included. Approximately 70% of your lymphatic vessels located just below the skin, which is why we use a gentle pressure at times to stimulate those vessels.
If you are uncomfortable having your breast tissue massaged, that portion of the massage can be explained to you. That way you can do those steps on your own.