Detox: Your lymphatic fluid system works with your cardiovascular circulatory system to flush out toxins and carry white blood cells throughout the body to help defend against infections. If your lymph fluid circulation gets sluggish, toxins can accumulate and immune cells may not get carried to the areas of the body where they’re needed. Since the lymph system doesn’t have a big central pump like the heart to keep things moving, it has to rely on gravity, exercise, breathing … and massage.
Research sponsored by the National Center for Contemporary and Alternative Medicine showed that massage actually increases the production of white blood cells. So massage not only assists in getting the bad stuff out, it helps create more good stuff and gets it to where it needs to be.
Post Op: Lymphatic drainage is such a gentle technique, treatment sessions can safely begin within the first 24 hours following an operation or injury. Early treatment increases the likelihood of reduced swelling, bruising and pain, and therefore may improve the rate of healing.
Lymphatic Drainage Massage increases the rate at which the body removes waste, dead cell particles, and inflammatory agents from our tissue. Accelerating the lymphatic flow has been demonstrated to reduce swelling and bruising in the injured region. Studies indicate that as the volume of fluid at the injury site is reduced rehabilitation time may be shortened.
Lymphatic Drainage can:
Lymphatic drainage is also a fantastic complementary therapy for anyone undergoing a detox.
45 Minute Treatment - R450
1 Hour Treatment - R500
75 Minute Treatment - R550
90 Minute Treatment - R650
Please note an additional fee of R100/h applies for after hours bookings.
Packages available on request.