A lot more people are incorporating this massage into their health and wellness routines. You can find directions online on how to give yourself this massage, but we recommend going to a licensed therapist who is trained in lymphatic drainage massage for a proper treatment. A lymphatic drainage massage uses very light pressure and long, rhythmic strokes that gets the lymph fluid moving and directs the toxins into the organs that can properly remove them. A trained practitioner’s hands can simply apply pressure to re-stimulate the natural contractions of the lymphatic system. This will move the stagnant fluid back into the natural lymph flow of the body.
A lymphatic drainage massage is commonly used for its ability to:
This massage is helpful for individuals with breast cancer. These people tend to get lymphedema as a result from losing lymph nodes through breast cancer treatments and surgery. It can also be used to help individuals suffering from more serious health concerns such as: