The lymphatic system does a vital role in the prevention against diseases. The primary role of the lymphatic system is the removal and filtering of toxins from the bodies. Lymphatic drainage aids in transporting waste tissues in the body through the artery walls. Research has proved that lymphatic drainage therapy helps in the detoxification of the blood system. Lymph nodes may stop working well, and this calls for Lymphatic drainage therapy. Our immune system that handles protection against diseases works properly when the lymphatic system is functioning in a normal way.
A therapist is trained to configure the lymphatic system. The therapist knows the amount of pressure to be applied around the lymph nodes. Drainage occurs more effectively and efficiently by the relaxation of the tissues done by the massage therapists. It can be conducted after prp therapy to aid in recovery of tissues following an oral surgery or plastic surgery.
Pros of the Drainage Therapy
Massage Lymphatic drainage helps remove the accumulation of fluid in the body. This prevents the onset of diseases. IV chelation can be conducted through the drainage therapy to remove heavy metals from a person’s blood. Swollen Lymph’s may be painful to touch. Hence, this requires a soft touch performed by medical experts. Patients suffering from cancer can also go through low dose chemo that is a drainage therapy procedure.
The advantages of Lymphatic drainage therapy include:
• Relieve sinus pressure
• Comfort in the body
• Accelerated drainage
• Reduced node size
Cons of Drainage Therapy
Although, there many advantages of Drainage Therapy Massage, there are some cons that are associated with it as well. People who suffer from kidney diseases should avoid the massage of the lymph nodes. Continuous stimulation of the lymphatic system also causes excessive fatigue and thirst. Also, people who operate heavy machinery should avoid this therapy. It is also important to note that the accumulation of fluid will still continue even after the removal of the lymph nodes hence leaving the body without the natural means of exerting the fluids from the body. Persistent pain around the surgical sites can also be felt accompanied by negation of relieving the pressure. There could also be possible fluctuation in the heart rate and the sugar levels of a patient. When considering a lymphatic drainage therapy, it is important to make sure that your mind and body are ready for the procedure.