Lymphatic Drainage Massages
Lymphatic drainage massages
Lymphatic massage helps to take care of our health and improve our appearance, which is why it has become a classic of beauty centers and one of the most demanded aesthetic treatments.
Although it has many uses in the world of aesthetics, this therapy offers a wide range of possibilities to also benefit health.
What are lymphatic drainage massages?
The main purpose of lymphatic massage is to help the body to protect itself better and to eliminate in a more effective way the waste it originates naturally.
It is a type of massage designed to stimulate the lymphatic system in order to benefit our body in various aspects.
It is considered a therapeutic massage, although it has multiple aesthetic effects, so it helps us internally and externally.
Who can have lymphatic drainage massages?
Whether for medical or aesthetic reasons, lymphatic massage is not recommended for all patients.
The specialist doctor is the one who must determine each case and its indications.
Some of the most common contraindications refer to patients who go through cancer processes are:
severe cardiovascular problems (myocardial infarction, angina pectoris, heart failure, thrombosis), alterations in blood pressure (both hypertension and hypotension), certain diseases of the skin, or decompensations of the thyroid gland.
What results can I expect from lymphatic massages?
The benefits of lymphatic massage are numerous.
In addition to the draining work itself, which also achieves vasoconstriction of the blood capillaries, the movements that occur during the treatment also have a sedative effect, making it ideal for people who suffer from stress or anxiety and even those who go through acute pain processes.
It causes muscle relaxation, which achieves a rebalancing of the entire muscle mass and an increase in intestinal mobility.
In the aesthetics field, its effects improve the image of patients and help increase the effects of other aesthetic treatments, such as liposuction and other surgeries.
It helps eliminate excess fat and accumulated fluids after surgery. One of its most prominent effects is the strengthening of our immune system.
It is also a great alternative to reduce all types of edema caused by trauma or operation.
Lymphatic drainage massage | Technique and protocol
Lymphatic massage should be performed by a specialized therapist.
It consists of stimulating the lymphatic system through gentle movements throughout the body in order to balance the water content in our body by eliminating its excess and favoring lymphatic drainage.
Each session lasts approximately 30 minutes, but it is best to combine it with a manual massage until the treatment time is completed.