Lymphatic Drainage massage is a light touch therapy that encourages the movement of lymph in the body. Lymph is the fluid in the Lymphatic system. It helps remove waste and toxins from cells and tissues in your body.
Sometimes injury, surgery, and health conditions can cause the lymph fluid to build up in an area.
Lymphatic Drainage Massage does as its name suggests. It helps to drain the excess fluid from these congested areas.
Manual Lymphatic Drainage benefits people coping with general fluid retention, low immunity, or swelling caused by injury.It is also helpful for sinusitis, migraine, cellulite, arthritis, acne rosacea, and chronic fatigue.
Since the massage movements use light, repetitive pressures, this therapy is also a soothing stress reduction treatment.
How do I know if the massage is helping?
You will be able to see the swelling reducing and feel that your skin is less tight.
How long does it take to work?
Your body gradually removes the fluid for the next 24-48 hours after treatment.
Does lymphatic drainage make you pee more?
The manual drainage techniques move the fluid. People often pee more after treatment.