Lymphatic Massage is very important for our body to get rid of toxins- especially after surgery.
Belcorpo Med Spa specializes in Post-Surgical Lymphatic Massage.
Lymphatic Massage, also called Lymphatic Drainage Massage is a gentle massage that stimulates the body’s lymphatic system, improving the metabolism, and assisting the body to eliminate waste and toxins boosting the immune system. The lymphatic system is the secondary circulatory system in the human body comprising of a network of conduits called lymphatic vessels that carry a clear fluid called lymph.
How does the Lymphatic Drainage Massage Work?
Closely connected with the blood and circulatory system in the human body comprising of a network of conduits called lymphatic vessels that carry a clear fluid called lymph.
Who is the treatment good for?
This is an excellent treatment for anyone with any metabolism concerns, from cellulite to weight loss, poor circulation, water retention, pregnancy, and achy body. It is a fantastic immunity booster, and very helpful if you have viral cols, sinus infections and sinus headaches, flu and low immunity. Treatment encourages the body to get rid of bacteria and toxins. It is also very popular for post surgical patients. Fluid may build up after a surgical treatment. Lymphatic drainage massage helps the process of your body healing. There are also health conditions that can interrupt the normal flow of lymph fluids, causing lymph fluids to build up in a particular area of the body and cause swelling.
What should I expect during treatment?
Our treatment is a gentle massage technique with a light pumping action of lymphatic fluid towards the heart. Certain nodes may be slightly painful dues to congestion, however through massage the nodes will become smaller and drain into the next node- making their way through major drainage ducts and into blood circulation. You will be asked to drink lots of water before and after the treatment (2-4 glasses) to encourage your body to continue the healing process and get rid of the toxins and bacteria
What’s the difference between a lymphatic drainage massage and a regular massage?
A lymphatic drainage massage treatment is designed to moving the lymphatic fluid toward the various drainage ducts. A regular massage works on your muscular and skeletal system.
What are the benefits of this treatment?
By stimulating the lymph node system through massage, the lymph nodes work more efficiently, and that boosts your immune system, clears blockages, eliminates toxins, transports nutrients to cells and increases your metabolism.
How many treatments will I need to see and feel the benefits?
The amount of treatments varies per person depend on the conditions you would like to target. You will feel a difference after one session, however- to attain your goals, you will need more than one session. It depends on your body. We can make a recommendation of the number of treatments at your first session.
Are there any side effects?
This treatment should not be sued for people with acute inflammation, malignant tumors, deep vein thrombosis or major heat problems. Because of it’s effect on the immune system, people with cancer diabetes, thyroid or kidney problems, asthma or epilepsy should seek medical advice before beginning treatment.
Who can benefit from Lymphatic Massage?
People with the following conditions can benefit from this treatment:
- swelling or edema
- skin disorders
- digestive problems
- migraine episodes