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Lymphatic Drainage- could this be the treatment for you?

Ever had those sluggish days when you feel bloated and lethargic? Or do you feel like you’re constantly getting over colds? Then have you heard of Lymphatic drainage? This is a specialized technique designed to encourage the natural flow of lymph fluid in the body, aiding in the removal of toxins and waste.

Lymphatic Drainage differs from manual massage as it involves gentle, rhythmic movements to stimulate the lymphatic system, rather than focusing on muscle tension or knots. This treatment also relies on client breathing to help promote the flow of lymph. Lymph is the fluid in your body that collects in certain parts of the body as its unable to drain away. this fluid contains proteins, fats, minerals and damaged cells which the body is trying to flush away through the lymphatic system.

Lymphatic drainage can help reduce swelling, improve immune function, and promote detoxification. It's often used post-surgery or for conditions like lymphedema. While it's not a traditional muscle-relaxing massage, its focus on the lymphatic system offers unique health benefits. The treatment involves gentle pressure and focusses on specific parts of youe body.

Lymphatic drainage is commonly used to alleviate conditions like lymphedema, post-surgery swelling, and detoxification. It may also benefit issues such as fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, and immune system disorders by supporting overall lymphatic function. However, it's important to consult a healthcare professional for personalized advice.

Lymphatic drainage may not be suitable for everyone. Contraindications include acute infections, cellulitis, congestive heart failure, and certain types of cancer. It's crucial to consult with a healthcare provider before opting for lymphatic drainage, especially if you have pre-existing health conditions.

Here at Rest, Prisca offers Lymphatic Drainage treatments priced at £59 for 1hour.

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