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10 Frequently Asked Questions about Lymphatic Drainage



Lymphatic drainage is a gentle massage therapy that is designed to stimulate the flow of lymph, which is the body's waste and toxin removal system. This therapy has a wide range of benefits, but many people still have questions about it. Here are the answers to 10 of the most frequently asked questions about lymphatic drainage.


What is lymphatic drainage?

Lymphatic drainage is a type of massage therapy that stimulates the lymphatic system to promote circulation, reduce swelling, and improve healing.


Who can benefit from lymphatic drainage?

Lymphatic drainage can benefit anyone who wants to improve their overall health and well-being, but it is especially useful for those who have undergone surgery or suffer from swelling or pain.


What conditions can be treated with lymphatic drainage?

Lymphatic drainage can be used to treat a wide range of conditions, including swelling, pain, edema, and more.


Is lymphatic drainage painful?

Lymphatic drainage is a gentle therapy that is not painful. It should feel relaxing and soothing.


How long does a lymphatic drainage session last?

A lymphatic drainage session typically lasts between 30 and 60 minutes.


How often should I receive lymphatic drainage?

The frequency of lymphatic drainage sessions depends on the individual's needs and condition. Your therapist will be able to recommend the best schedule for you.


Can lymphatic drainage be combined with other therapies?

Yes, lymphatic drainage can be combined with other modalities, such as wood therapy, cavitation, radiofrequency, ultrasound, etc.


What are the side effects of lymphatic drainage?

Lymphatic drainage is a safe and gentle therapy that does not typically cause side effects. However, if you experience any discomfort, you should consult your therapist.



Lymphatic drainage is a gentle and effective therapy that can have a significant impact on your health and well-being. It is better to do a consultation with professionals, to help you determine if this therapy is right for you and to guide you through the process.


If you are in need of a LYMPHATIC DRAINAGE session, you may book your appointment with Bodies of Atlanta.


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