Lymphatic DrainageStudying in Malta
Lymphatic drainage massage is a very soft and gently form of massage. It uses a VERY light pressure combined with soft pumping action working in the direction of the lymph nodes only.
It is designed to stimulate the body's lymphatic system which helps the body to eliminate waste and toxins. It also improves metabolism and boosts to the immune system.
The anatomy of the lymphatic system
Location of nodes
Indications for lymphatic drainage massage
How to perform lymphatic drainage on yourself
Upon completion of the course:
The student will know how to perform a treatment which is specific to an area of the body:
The upper body
And a full body lymphatic drainage massage.
Lymphatic drainage massage is excellent for:
Clients who get recurrent colds, sore throats etc
Clients who do not or can not take much exercise
Clients suffering with oedema
Clients who have low energy levels.
The massage can be incorporated into any massage sequence or it can be a stand alone treatment.
This course does NOT cover:
Lymph drainage massage for the following conditions:
In Cancer care
Major heart conditions