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Map of lymphatic system

Lymphatic Drainage Massage

The lymphatic system is the body’s waste disposal. It’s job, in part, is to remove bacteria, cell debris, excess water, proteins and wastes from the connective tissue to stop the tissues from puffing up, thereby keeping a balance of fluid in the body. The lymphatic system is part of the body’s circulatory system and a vital part of the body’s immune system. It is said that if your body’s lymphatic system shuts down, you will be dead within 24-48 hours. It plays that important of a function in the body! So, in a nutshell, here is how it works:

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Lypossage FAQS

What is Lypossage™ and how does it diminish the appearance of cellulite? Lypossage™ is a non-invasive, manual contouring treatment that derives from complex physical therapy techniques (CPT), deep lymphatic drainage, deep myofascial release protocols and other therapeutic massage techniques. It works to improve muscle tone, lymphatic drainage and circulation. Lypossage™ decongests tissue and cleanses …

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Helping a Client with Hypertension

While It is certainly beyond the course and scope of practice for a massage therapist to diagnose, you should have a general understanding of various medical conditions and be able to speak knowledgeably about them. You must also know when it is contraindicated to continue your work. What is hypertension?  If your …