There are so many wonderful Massage techniques out there, and in this blog we’ll explain all about Lymphatic Drainage massage and how it can benefit you.

What is Lymphatic Drainage Massage

In short, Lymphatic Drainage Massage is performed by specially trained therapists using a gentle, rhythmic massage technique to stimulate the circulation of blood and lymph fluid around the body.  It can benefit those feeling tired and rundown and encourages a healthy immune system. 

What Conditions benefit from Lymphatic Drainage Massage?

Some conditions include – 

  • Chronic fluid retention in legs or arms
  • Fibromyalgia and Lupus
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Recurrent infections like colds, flu, tonsillitis, sinus and yeast infections
  • Depression and Anxiety
  • Hormonal and emotional imbalances
  • Swelling of a limb: pre or post-surgery
  • Lymphoedema (Hock K, Colby L 2012)
  • Post-mastectomy or breast cancer treatment (Torres Lacomba M et al. 2010)
  • Breast tenderness and congestion
  • Cellulite fat accumulation

How does Lymphatic Drainage Massage help?

The overall aim of Lymphatic is to help increase the efficiency of your lymphatic and circulatory system. 

Reducing the volume of retained fluid and the associated pressure, can reduce the risk of impeded circulation. The stimulation of lymph fluid around the body helps speed up the removal of wastes and toxins from a sluggish lymphatic system.  It also aids in the prevention of swelling after injury or surgery, increases your metabolic rate and may significantly boost your immune system.

Lymphatic Massage at SPHC

Our clients often feel cleansed and energised after their treatment. 

Sessions range from 45 – 60 minutes, and we recommend a 60 min session for your first treatment to stimulate your Lymphatic flow.  Your therapist will gain a full history to understand your condition and create an appropriate treatment plan to get the best results.

Massage is light and rhythmic and not usually painful. Your therapist will then recommend follow up care based on your body’s response.  Read More about our Lymphatic Drainage Massage.

Please CONTACT US with any further questions or to book your Lymphatic Drainage Massage appointment.