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Spring 2010 Newsletter Now Available – “To Your Health”

The newest edition of our semiannual newsletter, “To Your Health” Spring 2010, is hot off the presses!

Featured articles include:

~ “The Benefits of Lymphatic Massage” – Cathy Ulrich
~ “No Pain, No Gain?” – Cathy Ulrich
~ “Massage for Seniors”

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What is Manual Lymph Drainage in Massage Therapy?

By Micaela Romualdez

Manual lymph drainage (MLD) refers to a very gentle kind of massage therapy used to get rid of excess fluid from the body and improve the overall role of the lymphatic system. This particular method of massage therapy is used to treat lymphedema, which is the blocking of lymph nodes in the upper and lower extremities.

MLD dates back to the early 1930’s when it was first used on patients as a useful way to detoxify the body. Nowadays, MLD is still used to improve the internal mechanism of the lymphatic system. This kind of massage is applied gently in a direction parallel to normal lymph flow in order to unclog any blocked lymph vessels and permit lymph flow to carry waste from the body freely. Read the rest of this entry »

 

What is Lymphatic Massage?

By Micaela Romualdez

Lymphatic massage is a gentle kind of massage. This massage serves to stimulate the lymphatic system to increase metabolism, remove cellular waste and debris, and promote a healthy immune system. Lymphatic massage is also known as lymphatic drainage. Read the rest of this entry »

 

Lymphatic Massage For Beauty Inside As Well As Out!

By Willie Jones

When a family member of mine was diagnosed with lymphoma, a large marble sized rock hard lump in the neck, it was such a shock! The difficult part after that was trying to figure out the best course of action. We have always leaned towards natural remedies and we were thankfully steered towards a naturopath that did lymphatic massage Read the rest of this entry »