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What is a Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD) Massage Therapy?

Massage Therapist
Lymphatic Massage The lymphatic system is a network of tissues and organs that help rid the body of toxins, waste and other unwanted materials. The primary function of the lymphatic system is to transport lymph, a fluid containing infection-fighting white blood cells, throughout the body. A customized form of bodywork, lymphatic massage may help the lymph system do its job better. By understanding the anatomy and function of this delicate system, your massage therapist can assist your body in clearing sluggish tissues of waste and swelling. Though lymph vessels are found throughout the body, most of them--about 70 percent--are located just below the skin. These fragile vessels work to pick up fluids between the cell spaces when gentle pressure is applied to them from increased fluid build-up, muscle contractions, or…
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Depression Treatment for Children Using Massage

Massage Therapist, Pediatric Massage Therapist
Pediatric Massage to Treat Depression There is a noticeable increase in the levels of depression in children from all walks of life and ages. The symptoms range from severe mood swings, sudden outbursts, withdrawing from society, acute sadness and an overall change in behavior. Limited interest in food, change in sleeping patterns, peer pressure, bullying, not being able to catch up in class, and no friends, among others, can be some of the reasons for depression. The Rate of Childhood Depression Approximately 2.5% of children in the United States suffer from depression. During childhood years, both boys and girls appear to be at equal risk for depressive disorders. Depression is significantly more common in boys under the age of 10 and by age 16, girls have a greater incidence of…
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Sensory Sensitivity Treatment for Children Using Massage

Sensory Sensitivity Treatment for Children Using Massage

Massage Therapist, Pediatric Massage Therapist
Pediatric Massage for Sensory Sensitivity Treatment  Pediatric massage has always been imperative to ensure that babies do not face any fear after coming out of the mother’s womb. The world outside may seem strange to a child who is used to be kept safe and warm for nine months. To maintain contact with the child and to make sure that he/she does not have any physical or mental insecurity, touch therapy works amazingly well. Certified Pediatric Massage Therapist A certified pediatric massage therapist is the ideal person to handle your child providing innumerable benefits. A child’s sleeping patterns improve after a good session of touch therapy. Infants with complications respond favorably and increase their weight and overall functioning. The normal procedure is to start the massage five to six weeks after…
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