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LYMPHATIC MASSAGE

Therapeutic massage is an alternative medicine practice, often used to treat muscle pain, injury, and stiffness. Used also for the treatment of mental health issues such as stress, anxiety, and depression, it has been proven to have significant benefits.

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What is Lymphatic Massage?

​Lymphatic massage is a gentle, therapeutic technique designed to support the body's lymphatic system, a key component of the immune system. In this section, we'll delve into the benefits of this specialized massage and its role in promoting overall health.

Also known as manual lymphatic drainage, this therapy utilizes gentle, rhythmic strokes to encourage the flow of lymphatic fluid throughout the body. Therapists employ specific hand movements and sequences to target lymph nodes and lymphatic pathways, facilitating the removal of waste products and toxins. Gentle pressure is applied to stimulate the lymphatic system without causing discomfort. The technique focuses on promoting lymphatic flow and reducing swelling in cases of edema or lymphedema. Lymphatic massage is soothing and nurturing, designed to support the body's natural healing system and enhance overall
well-being.

We recommend making several back-to-back sessions every six to eight weeks to receive optimal benefits.

What are the benefits of MLD?

Immune System Support: Lymphatic massage aids in the removal of waste and toxins from the body, helping to boost immune function. It can be particularly beneficial for individuals with compromised immune systems.

Edema Reduction: Individuals dealing with edema, swelling, or lymphedema can find relief through lymphatic massage. It encourages the drainage of excess fluid, reducing swelling and discomfort.

Post-Surgery Healing: Lymphatic massage is often recommended as part of post-surgery recovery plans. It helps minimize post-operative swelling and promotes faster healing.

What types of injuries is lymphatic massage useful for?

Sports Injuries

  • Bruises

  • Fractures

  • Torn muscles

  • Phantom pain

  • Tennis elbow

  • Skiers thumbs

  • Golfers arm

  • Tendonitis

  • Joint replacements

Head, Neck, and Face

  • Neck and shoulder injuries

  • Dental work

  • Car accidents

  • Cosmetic surgeries

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Reasons lymphatic drainage might not be right for you

A contraindication is a specific situation in which a medicine, procedure, or surgery should not be used because it may be harmful to the person. If you have experienced or are currently experiencing any of the listed risks below please consult with your therapist before receiving this service.​

  • Heart, kidney, liver failure

  • Blood clots

  • Infections (must take an antibiotic for at least 2 days prior)

  • Active stage of cancer

  • High risk pregnancy

  • Unidentified skin issue

  • Flu or fever

  • After injectables

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