What are the benefits of post-op massages
Post–operative massages improve the circulation of blood and lymphatic fluid throughout the body allowing for increased oxygenation of the body’s tissues and organs and reduction of swelling and stiffness. It allows patients to heal faster and feel supported throughout their recovery.
What is the lymphatic system?
The lymphatic system, part of your immune system, has many functions. They include protecting your body from illness-causing invaders, maintaining body fluid levels, absorbing digestive tract fats and removing cellular waste.
Are post op massages necessary?
Most surgeons will advise their patients that, without massage, there is a risk that the swelling and inflammation could turn into fibrosis, which is a permanent hardening of the area. Lymphatic Drainage Massages ensure you’ll achieve the best results possible from your procedure!
How many massages do I need after lipo or a BBL?
Each patient’s individual needs vary, but in general, most patients benefit from at least 6-8 sessions. Your Sculpting Guru will be able to advise you on your journey, taking into account your body’s current state and the end results you wish to achieve.
How does laser lipo work?
Laser lipo results works by using heat from laser light energy to heat and liquefy excess fat cells. Once the fat cells in the treatment area get hot enough, they die. After they die, they continue to be heated until the tissue holding the fat cells together break apart and liquefies.
Are post op massage treatments painful?
A post-operative massage is a gentle form of massage that increases blood flow and promotes recovery by targeting the lymphatic system. The lymphatic system helps process waste and absorbs fluids. After surgery, these fluids can harden, which is often painful.
At first you might experience slight discomfort, but post-operative massages prevent and treat this hardening of fluids by reducing inflammation and promoting circulation to the affected area, which will in turn promote healthy recovery and lessen pain over time.