Lymphatic Massage at Art Of Healing
What is a lymphatic massage?
One of the most popular massages at Art Of Healing is lymphatic massage, also known as
lymphatic drainage or manual lymph drainage, which is a type of massage that focuses on stimulating
the lymphatic system. The lymphatic system is a network of vessels and nodes that help to
circulate lymph fluid, which carries white blood cells and other substances throughout the body.
This fluid helps to protect the body against infection and disease and is an important part of the
Lymphatic massage is typically gentle and uses light, rhythmic strokes to stimulate the flow of
lymph fluid. It is often used to help reduce swelling, improve circulation, and boost the immune
system. It may also be used to help with conditions such as lymphedema (a build-up of lymph
fluid in the tissues), fibromyalgia, and chronic fatigue syndrome.
Lymphatic massage is typically performed by trained therapists at Heal Thyself Atlanta who have
been trained in the technique. It is typically done on a massage table and may involve
essential oils or other topical products. It is crucial to speak with a healthcare provider
before starting a lymphatic massage to ensure it is safe and appropriate for your individual
What are the benefits of a lymphatic massage?
1. Lymphatic massage has a number of potential benefits, including:
2. Reducing swelling: Lymphatic massage can help to reduce swelling in the body by
encouraging the flow of lymph fluid, which can accumulate in areas such as the legs,
arms, and face. This can be especially helpful for people with conditions such as
3. Improving circulation: Lymphatic massage can help to improve circulation by
encouraging the flow of lymph fluid, which can help to improve the delivery of oxygen
and nutrients to the body’s tissues.
4. Boosting the immune system: Lymphatic massage can help to boost the immune system
by encouraging the flow of immune cells, such as white blood cells, throughout the
5. Relieving stress and tension: Lymphatic massage is generally a very relaxing and
therapeutic experience, and it may help to reduce stress and tension in the body.
6. Improving skin health: Lymphatic massage can help to improve the health and
the appearance of the skin by encouraging the removal of toxins and waste products from
It is important to note that the benefits of lymphatic massage may vary from person to person
and may depend on the specific condition being treated. It is always best to speak with a
a healthcare provider or our massage therapists at Art of Healing
to determine if lymphatic massage is proper for you.