Benefits of Lymphatic Drainage Massage. The lymphatic system is the primary player of your immune system. It is a circulatory system that uses lymph vessels and nodes to mobilize the fluid that carries the lymphocytes (the cells responsible for fighting off infection). The lymphatic system helps to remove cell wastes, toxins, proteins, and excess fluid from the body. It’s a very delicate system … [Read more...]
Can Lymphatic Drainage Massage Help Treat Cellulite?
Can Lymphatic Drainage Massage Help Treat Cellulite? Cellulite is a skin or cosmetic condition that is characterized by subcutaneous fat deposits which cause bulging, pitting, or dimpling of the skin. It happens mostly around the thighs, and more often occurs in women after puberty. It can be deformative and create anatomical changes on the skin. Cellulite is classified by 3 grades: Grade 1: No … [Read more...]
Contraindications to Manual Lymphatic Drainage
Contraindications to Lymphatic Drainage Massage Lymphatic drainage massage can be greatly beneficial for those who suffer from an imbalance in their body’s physiological processes. There are a variety of benefits that are associated with mobilizing the infection-fighting lymphocytes in the fluids and ‘activating’ the nodes and vessels throughout the body, but there are some situations in which patients … [Read more...]
Manual Lymphatic Drainage Post Surgery
Lymphatic Drainage Massage Post Surgery. Anyone who has undergone surgery knows the risks don’t end when you leave the operating room. Even if it’s life-saving, surgery is invasive and a major attack to the body’s physiological functioning. It shocks every single system in the body and forces everything into defense mode against the attack. The body goes through some pretty drastic changes during and after … [Read more...]