After any traumatic injury, toxic waste can build up due to tissue damage and chronic pain patterns. Lymphatic Drainage is a non-invasive, hands-on technique, using light, rhythmical movements with precise speed and pressure. It is a gentle approach used to cleanse the body's tissues by removing metabolic wastes, excess water, toxins, bacteria, and foreign substances.
Lymph drainage is an alternative technique that is widely used in Europe. Lymph Drainage Therapy was developed by Bruno Chikly MD, a French physician whose training ranges from Eastern to Western medicines. His manual lymphatic drainage technique was awarded multiple awards in France for being an effective medical treatment.
Lymph drainage gives therapists a precise technique that can be used for a wide range of maladies. This therapy integrates technical knowledge of the anatomy and physiology of the lymph system. It is hands on, and uses a very light touch that patients find relaxing. In any chronic pain pattern, patients lose the ability to relax. Even though the treatment touch is very light, the work is very powerful.
The massage technique drains the excess fluid under the skin, releasing the waste and harmful toxins from the tissue. Lymph drainage helps with overall health by stimulating the immune system, and can provide relief from chronic conditions. The deep level of relaxation that patients receive from this work aids problems with insomnia and stress.
In 2015, lymphatic vessels were discovered in the brain. These vessels are instrumental in clearing waste products from the brain. This procedure is a very important technique to use after concussion so that the inflammatory response from the injury can be cleared. It is an excellent technique to use right after the injury.