Lymphatic Drainage Massage
Lymphatic drainage at Brixton Therapy Centre near Clapham is an advanced therapy in which the practitioner uses a range of specialised and gentle rhythmic pumping techniques to move the skin in the direction of the lymph flow. This stimulates the lymphatic vessels that carry substances vital to the defence of the body as well as help in the removal of waste products.
What are the benefits of Lymphatic Drainage Massage?
Also known as Manual Lymphatic Drainage, the benefits of Lymphatic drainage at Brixton Therapy Centre near Clapham are considerable and are particularly relevant in today’s environment where pollution, stress and deficient immune systems make many people susceptible to contagious disease and viral infections.
The lymphatic system plays a vital role in the body by regulating the immune system. When the lymphatic system becomes compromised in any way, lymphatic fluid builds up and stagnates causing the entire system to become toxic.
If you suffer from Lymphoedema, Lymphatic Drainage at Brixton Therapy Centre near Clapham clears blockages, eliminates metabolic wastes and toxins from the body, helps in the transport of nutrients to cells and increases metabolic efficiency, all adding to the reduction of excess fluid and can assist in weight reduction. It also has a very calming effect on the nervous system and helps relieve stress and tension.
Post Surgery Lymphatic Drainage
(sometimes know as 'tummy tuck' massage)
Lymphatic Drainage at Brixton Therapy Centre near Clapham is also a very successful beauty treatment for the face, improving the appearance of the skin and reducing puffiness. It helps rejuvenate collagen fibers and slow the aging process.
Manual Lymphatic Drainage Massage post surgery at Brixton Therapy Centre near Clapham can significantly accelerate your recovery. Often used following cosmetic surgery to reduce swelling and decrease scarring, having a pre and post-lymphatic massage offers numerous benefits to the body.
How soon after surgery can I have Lymphatic Drainage Massage?
Surgeons often recommend that their patients supplement their recovery with Lymphatic Massage for Plastic Surgery as early as possible, ideally within the first few day's post-surgery.
Lymphatic massage at Brixton Therapy Centre near Clapham helps to move the fluid that's built up and allows it to move back into the lymphatic passages where excess waste and fluid can be flushed from the body. This prevents fibrosis, which is the development of thick, fibrous scar tissue under the skin as well as reduces swelling and bruising.
What type of conditions can it benefit?
Lymph drainage at Brixton Therapy Centre near Clapham is used to treat a wide range of conditions such as:
• Glandular fever, ME (Chronic Fatigue), Migraine, Sinus, Hay fever
• Recurring infections (colds, flu, ear, chest).
• Pre and postoperative cases (cosmetic surgery, cancer or where lymph nodes have been removed or the lymphatic system impaired in some way).
• Toxic build-up, oedema and fluid retention (puffy ankles, legs, eyes, bloating).
• Cellulite and excess weight.
• Constipation and other digestive disorders.
• Acne, Rosacea and other skin conditions, Scar tissue (old and new)
• Stress, Anxiety, Tension.