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What is Lymphatic Drainage massage ?

Lymphatic drainage is a therapeutic massage treatment. The massage uses very light pressure and long, gentle, rhythmic movements to increase the flow of lymph and reduce toxins in the body.

The lymphatic system is part of the body’s immune system and helps fight infection. This network of tissues and organs helps to remove toxins, waste and other unwanted materials from the body, as well as transport nutrients and oxygen to the cells.

The number of lymphatic vessels is about twice the number of blood vessels. The pressure of the blood vessels and the movement of muscles push lymph fluid, which contains essential infection-fighting white blood cells, throughout the body.

I base my treatment on the Vodder technique which is the one that many practitioners learn globally but through clinical experience, I have created my own techniques mixing acupressure with the Vodder technique to get the best result. In addition, optional acupuncture treatment also works really well to balance the homeostatic self-healing of the body. Treatments will be tailored according to the needs of the client.

Benefits of Lymphatic Drainage massage

Lymphatic drainage massage can have a beneficial effect on your overall health. Lymph is essential for the immune system to function properly, so improving the flow and drainage of lymph through the body is good for you in many ways.

Massage has been noted for its ability to stimulate the body’s natural cleansing processes, which can be slowed down by factors such as poor diet or insufficient exercise. It also helps to stimulate the body’s circulation, ensuring that blood circulates through the body with greater vigour. The better the circulation, the more energy you can expect and the more effectively the organs will function, especially in terms of eliminating toxins.

It has been suggested that this massage is extremely helpful in improving your mood. Reduce the chance of you suffering from minor colds and viruses. It helps your body fight off infection, and speeds up healing and recovery from illness. Helps reduce water retention which may be a cause of swollen feet or fingers. Boosts weight loss, as improving the lymphatic system will improve your metabolic rate, therefore helping to burn calories more efficiently.

Manual lymphatic drainage is also used in the treatment of lymphoedema. Your skin texture can be improved through lymphatic drainage massage. It can reduce swelling, puffiness and blotches and help give you clean, healthy pores.

It can speed up healing in scar tissue and may help improve the appearance of stretch marks and help to reduce cellulite.

At our specialist Chinese TCM Acupuncture and massage clinic in Salford, we offer professional and qualified Lymphatic Drainage massage, to help with:

  • Facial liposuction 
  • General well been 
  • Constipation
  • Swollen legs
Choose from 1 x 1 hour session for £60, or take advantage of our offer of 10 x 1 hour sessions for £500. 

Please note: Always tell your therapist in advance if you are, or think you might be, pregnant, have any medical conditions or are receiving any treatment or medication, have recently had an operation, or are allergic to anything.