What is manual lymphatic drainage?
Manual lymphatic drainage is a massage technique that is used to stimulate the lymph vessels and encourage them to remove waste products from the area of injury or pain. The lymphatic system is a circulatory system around the body that removes waste products from tissues. The hands are used to rhythmically move the waste products under the skin towards the lymph nodes where the waste products are removed from lymph circulation.
How does manual lymphatic drainage help?
The removal of waste products, especially from the site of an injury, is very important. The quicker this happens, the quicker the healing process can begin. There are several benefits that this waste removal can have:
Who benefits from manual lymphatic drainage?
Manual lymphatic drainage can benefit conditions including: arrange appointments online