Lymphatic Drainage or Lymphatic massage is a type of gentle massage that helps promote the natural drainage of lymph in the body. The lymphatic system is the body’s waste disposal where it helps remove bacteria, cell debris, excess water, proteins and wastes from connective tissue and returns it to the bloodstream where it is then finally eliminated by the kidneys.
Benefits of Lymphatic Drainage
Receiving lymphatic drainage can be used as a preventative measure to boost the immune system. It is great for pre and post-surgical procedures or edema. Can help with any injuries including sports injuries to help alleviate swelling. It can also help with:
Pre and post-surgical
When Not to Get Lymphatic Drainage
It is always advised to check with your doctor first if you have any major illnesses before receiving treatment. Absolute contraindications: