Lymphatic massage or lymph draining massage is a technique to help increase lymph flow.
The lymphatic system plays a crucial role in your body’s ability to heal from injury and ward off disease by
removing cellular wastes and harmful substances from the tissues.
It participates in immune function with white blood cells destroying pathogens in the lymph nodes.
What is the Lymphatic system?
What is lymph fluid and lymph flow?
Symptoms of a blocked Lymph system?
Aches, pains, swollen legs or feet, soreness and flu like symptoms could all be caused by congested lymph pathways.
Can the lymph system be damaged?
Benefits of lymphatic massage?
Helps to unblock the lymph system by manually massaging the affected areas,
Performing lymphatic massage correctly can stimulate the opening of the initial blockage and increase the volume of the lymph flow by as much as 20 times.
Because lymph cleanses nearly every cell in your body the negative effects of chronic lymph blockages include but are not limited to THESE SYMPTOMS:
Frequent cold and flu infections
Headache and migraine
Swollen legs and ankles
A blocked lymph causes build-up of acids and the above mentioned ”conditions” are really just symptoms of over-acidity which follows. Where good lymph flow is blocked, acidic waste products build up causing high acid levels and the symptoms above.
What is Lymphatic massage?
As with most massage, it is vital to drink lots of water after a lymphatic massage to flush away toxins that have been released.
Manual Lymphatic Massage (MLM) – What can it be used for? Lymph Draining Massage will by creating lymph flow, help to reduce acid build up – some of which cause cellulite to form
Helps to enhance the tissue regeneration process by keeping the tissue as healthy as possible
Enhances circulation and immunity
Increased lymph flow draws away toxins improving the health of the tissues
Helps with breast cancer by eliminating toxin carrying fluids
Excellent recovery for persons that suffered from any kind of stroke
Improving chronic conditions such as sinusitis and arthritis
Clearing areas of congestion such as swollen ankles, puffy eyes and swollen legs
Promotion of scar tissue healing, torn ligaments and sprains
Reduce pre-cancer toxin build-up
To get the best results from a lymphatic massage, seek out a suitable trained and qualified therapist.
For the most part lymphatic massage is SAFE! However with all massage therapies there is some contra – indications. For lymphatic massage specifically, these include:
Major heart problems