Using manual lymphatic drainage (MLD) techniques, the lymphatic system can be stimulated to flush out accumulating fluid. If the lymphatic fluid isn’t moving properly, it can cause swelling and pain. It can also cause infections.
Help to reduce swelling and increase the immune system’s ability to fight infection:
Lymphatic drainage massage can help alleviate several health conditions. It can help to reduce swelling and increase the immune system’s ability to fight infection. It can also help to improve the appearance of the skin. For example, it can help to treat acne, eczema, and scars. It can also help to improve the body’s circulation, which can help with weight loss efforts.
Helpful in treating lymphedema:
Lymphatic drainage is a massage therapy that uses light pressure on the lymph capillaries. Lymphatic vessels are fine tubes that are located in the skin. Lymphatic fluid is a yellow, clear fluid that contains waste cells, protein-rich fluid, and infection-fighting antibodies. It can treat lymphedema, an accumulation of lymph fluid in the tissues. It can also treat cellulite, a buildup of excess fat in the lower body.
Help alleviate symptoms of arthritis and rheumatoid arthritis:
Lymphatic drainage can help alleviate symptoms of several conditions, including arthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. It can also help to treat acne, eczema, cellulite, and scars. It can also help relieve the pain of breast cancer surgery and improve the comfort of pregnant women. It is also recommended for women who are breastfeeding.
Lymphatic drainage massages can be performed on the entire body. Normally, drainage points are located just below the skin. In some cases, lymph drainage can drain the tissues affected by breastfeeding or breast cancer surgery.
It is a treatment that is safe and effective for most people:
Lymphatic drainage massage is a safe and effective treatment for most people. It can help improve the appearance of the skin, reduce swelling, and remove toxins from the body. However, it is important to seek professional advice when attempting lymphatic drainage. It is not suitable for everyone, and you should not attempt it if you have an active congestive failure, active renal failure, or a serious illness.