Tag Archives: lymph

Massaging people with cancer

Until lately massaging people with cancer was considered to be contraindicated because of the fear of spreading the cancer to other regions of the body through the movements of interstitial fluids, lymph fluids and blood.  Several pioneers have come forward … Continue reading

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Physiological effects of Massage

When the massage therapist skillfully applies the art of massage in an effective manner which effects the structures and functions of the body. The specific effects of massage will indeed vary from therapist to therapist and the intent in which … Continue reading

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Contemporary Massage

An Austrian name Emil Vodder developed a gentle form of massage which mater become known as Manual Lymph Drainage. Manual Lymph Drainage is a simple method of gentle rhythmical massage along the superficial lymphatic system that accelerates the functions of … Continue reading

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Lymphatic System Thymus

The Thymus a very important organ in the body especially early in life. The body, early in life, must learn to fight off many different types of bacteria, allergens, and viruses. This is an important organ for the body’s immune … Continue reading

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Lympathic System Lymph

Lymph – The fluid in between cells of the body. It travels the body not inside a closed system but by the influence of other systems. Muscles contract and fluid moves. Defined as a specialized fluid formed in the tissue … Continue reading

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