The Benefits of Lymphatic Drainage Massage by Chrysalis Massage & Bodywork

It is general knowledge that the body consists of an odd percentage of liquid. This idea conjures a vision of being something like a water balloon, with organs floating about and bumping into one another. More realistically, the body’s fluids are under high pressure and in constant motion, whether it’s blood rushing from heart to lung to cell and back, or the more leisurely motion of the lymph. Were the blood to stop flowing, one would obviously be in quite a bit of trouble. When lymph and interstitial fluids stop moving as they should, the problems can be less immediate, but still have wide reaching effects. Lymphatic drainage massage, also known as manual lymphatic drainage, is a massage therapy that can help the fluids in the body flow properly, and in doing so improve overall health. It is now available in New York City. Read More