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What Does a Lymphatic Drainage Massage Do?

Are you dealing with swelling or not feeling like yourself, especially after having surgery? There may be a reason for that happening. That’s where a lymphatic drainage massage can help you feel better. What does a lymphatic drainage massage do? This specialized type of medical massage helps to remove buildup in your body. At Therapeutic Medical Massage, Aruna specializes in lymphatic drainage massage and has helped many people start to feel better.

What is a Lymphatic Drainage Massage?

A lymphatic drainage massage is a specialized type of medical massage that works to kickstart your lymphatic system. Your lymphatic system is part of your immune system, so it’s important that it functions how it should. For certain reasons, your lymphatic system sometimes gets a little sluggish. When your system is sluggish, it means that toxins and waste normally removed from your body aren’t leaving as fast as they normally do. When you schedule a lymphatic drainage massage, Aruna will use special types of strokes and touches during your massage. The purpose of that is to help stimulate and kickstart your lymphatic system to remove waste and toxins.

What Conditions Improve with Lymphatic Drainage Massage?

People have different reasons for having a lymphatic drainage massage. Some of the most common reasons are that lymphatic drainage massage helps reduce swelling after surgery, minimize the appearance of scars, and as mentioned above, kickstarts your lymphatic system to remove waste from your body. A lymphatic drainage massage can help with:

  • Pain from fibromyalgia
  • Reduce swelling from rheumatoid arthritis
  • Increase blood flow and lower blood pressure

Additionally, if you were in a car accident, lymphatic drainage massage can help you recover from the accident.

When Should I Have the Massage?

There’s no set time of when you should have a lymphatic drainage massage. But, if you’ve recently had surgery, you’ll want to wait to have a massage until your doctor says it’s okay. From there, you can have appointments scheduled. Once you start to feel better, you may not choose to have as many appointments. Instead, you may opt to look into other medical massage types to help you feel better.

What are Benefits of Lymphatic Drainage Massage?

Lymphatic drainage massage has many benefits to help you feel better. As mentioned above, the massage type helps to increase blood flow and circulation, which helps to lower your blood pressure. But there are many other benefits from the massage as well, including:

  • An improved immune system (as toxins and waste are removed from your body)
  • More energy in your day-to-day life
  • Improved appearance to your skin

As you return to normal life following surgery or recover from a traumatic event, consider turning to a lymphatic drainage massage to help you feel better. Lymphatic drainage massage helps with kickstarting your lymphatic and immune systems, reduces swelling, and minimizes the appearance of scars. Through this specialized approach, you’ll start to feel better and may start to relax. What does a lymphatic drainage massage do? Schedule an appointment with Aruna at Therapeutic Medical Massage today.