Manual Lymphatic Drainage uses light techniques which stimulate the lymph vessels aiding the body in its natural processes. These techniques are deeply relaxing, aid in healing fractures, torn ligaments, sprains, help to strengthen the immune system and relieve fluid congestion including common complaints such as sinusitis and rheumatoid arthritis.
People will often feel the results for as long as a week.
What is the Lymphatic System?
The lymphatic System is one of the five main elimination channels in your body along with skin, lungs, kidneys & bowels. It is a major route for the absorption of nutrients from digestion into the tissues and it is also your bodies metabolic waste-disposal system. It clears toxins and waste which can not be removed by any other means from your tissues and cells. These are by-products of metabolic wastes, stress, dead cells, metals, in organic substances and other assorted debris which your cells cast off. Sometimes the body can become stagnant, or overloaded and can not clear the lymph productively.
The major functions of the lymphatic system
What Lymphatic Drainage Massage be helpful for?
Swelling of a joint, post injury
Cellulite, Stretch Marks, Scars
Chronic Fatigue, Lethargy
Sporting Injuries, Arthritis
Neurological Disorders, Stress
Well Being- Relaxation
Contraindications for this treatment include malignant/acute infections, acute hypertension and Renal Disease.
What can you expect to feel immediately after the treatment?
Most people feel extremely relaxed, light and sometimes reduction of pain in the body.
It is important to follow the treatment with plenty of water so the body has assistance to remove the excess fluids and toxins from the body. If the body has not got enough fluid, it can result in the after effects of
If these do occur, it is important to keep the body hydrated and increase water in take. These type of symptoms will usually only last a day or two following treatment.
The lymphatic drainage effects the body in a few ways
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