Recently there’s been a local explosion in curiosity about Lymph Drainage Massage – we’ve had lots of questions, inquiries and new clients asking all about it. So I thought I’d dispel a couple of myths and give a bit more information to those who are curious about this very different style of massage, and let you know that it’s not only medical clients who like Lymph Drainage Massage. There is a little physiology at the beginning, so if you’re not keen on knowing the details of how your body works, just skip those bits and read further on.
The Lymphatic System:
Your body’s lymphatic system is your primary immune system. It fights every bug that enters your body (no matter how it gets in), and does it’s best to drain and expel the fluid in which these external invaders and local cell wastes collect. It is very closely linked to your circulatory system – in fact, for every blood vessel, capillary, and vein there is a lymph vessel or capillary running alongside. Continue reading