What is Lymphatic Drainage?
Lymphatic drainage is essentially a form of massage carried out by a specialist practitioner. Unlike some other forms of massage it utilises a very light pressure combined with soft pumping movements in the direction of the lymph nodes.
What’s it good for?
Lmphatic Drainage is recommended for the following symptoms:
Aches & Pains, Asthma, Cellulite, Colds and flu, Injuries, Low Energy, Low Immune System, Pregnancy, Rhuematism, Sciatica, Skin Conditions, Sports Injury
What can I expect from Lymphatic Drainage at Kingston Natural Health Centre?
The first session involves a consultation to determine the client’s needs and, at that point, the number and frequency of future sessions is decided upon. The process can take anywhere from 30 minutes with the masseur concentrating on a localised area, to two hours when working on the whole body.
Make an Appointment
If you feel that Lymphatic Drainage is for you and want to book a session please call 0208 549 8000. You can also check our Therapists own pages for their individual availability.
More about Lymphatic Drainage
Lymphatic drainage massage is especially useful for individuals who seem to suffer regularly from common illnesses like colds and flu. It is also recommended for people who lead sedentary lifestyles, or those who want to reduce puffiness or swelling. It has been cited as having a positive effect on problem skin, cellulite, dysfunctional respiratory systems and people with low energy.
Lymphatic drainage massage boosts the immune system so, as well as helping the body ward off illness, treatment can facilitate general feelings of health and vitality. It also has a positive physical effect, improving the appearance of the skin and reducing puffiness caused by water retention, poor circulation or pregnancy. As with other massage, it can help with pain from fractures and sprains and rheumatism, and it promotes the body’s own healing mechanisms. Lymphatic drainage massage utilises very light pressure