How a Massage Influences the Lymphatic System

  The massage of the lymphatic system is called lymphatic drainage massage. The lymph and the tissue fluids play a crucial role when it comes to metabolism. The movements of the lymphatic fluid are extremely slow – only 4 to 5 mm per second. In case there is some kind of disruption in these movements then the lymphatic fluid, together with the tissue fluid, are stored in the space between cells and this leads to the occurrence of swellings. They are most visible in those areas where tissue is lax – for example, under the eyes. The drainage of the farthest and lowest parts becomes quite difficult, mostly around our ankles. Out lymphatic nodes are a kind of a natural sieve – they have the ability to capture and eliminate all foreign microorganisms which happen to enter our lymphatic system, preventing their further invasion into our organism. The lymphatic drainage massage has a strong effect on the lymphatic system and its circulation: During such a massage with the help of mechanic methods, the fluid stored in between cells is drained towards lymph capillaries The lymphatic fluid moves from the periphery towards regional lymphatic nodes The lymphatic capillaries become significantly wide – up to 3 to 4 times wider than normal and thus the speed of the lymphatic circulation is stimulated – the speed can increase up to 7, even 8 times As a result of these actions, the swellings under the skin begin to shrink a number of pathological deposits […]

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Back Massage

Back Massage – Over 70% of people complain of back pain. Among the most popular options for dealing with this problem is the back massage. It finds application including in the treatment of chronic back pain. The effectiveness of this alternative method has been proven by numerous studies. The use of massage to address back pain is related to the application of different massage techniques, each of which aims to provide a general sense of calm, release muscle tension and pain. The effect of the massage in solving the problem of back pain can be found in three areas: Mechanical action – is to mechanically stretch the skin and the ejection of tissue fluid to vessels in the body. It has a pronounced therapeutic effect; Humoral action – the massages contribute to the formation of biologically active substances with a pronounced physiological effect; Reflex action – it has a key role. Thanks to this action massage irritating individual tissues in consequence of which sent impulses to the nervous system. This improves blood circulation, relax and tone the muscles, achieving a calming and analgesic effect. There is also an argument for the existence of bioenergy action in massage based on Far Eastern philosophy and the use of so. Pomegranate. Acupuncture points on the body (approximately 350 points). If there is a health complaint these points are biologically active and using special techniques can cause release of bio-energy in the body and to influence favorably the problem, including the back pain. The […]

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