Pre-Post Surgery Massage reduces stress, thus bolstering the immune system and speeding healing time. Massage after injury or surgery can assist in the alignment of newly-forming scar tissue. Increased blood and lymphatic flow helps flush tissue of anesthesia in a return towards homeostasis. In addition, a recent study Archives-of-Surgery (PDF Copy), published in the AMA's December 2007 Archives of Surgery, indicates that massage is safe and effective at reducing post-operative pain.
Specific massage technique blended with lymphatic drainage with some Swedish techniques based on the time frame of the surgical procedure and healing process. Special attention is taken to insure that massage techniques used are appropriate specific to the surgery.
Benefits you can receive either pre or post-surgery.
- Alleviates post-surgical edema.
- Helps stimulate lymphatic "reroutes"; Manual Lymphatic Mapping allows the therapist to discover alternative lymphatic pathways.
- Reduces Pain.
- Alleviates Spasms (promotes parasympathetic response).
- Detoxification helps reverse build up of toxins secondary to effects of medication, immobilization.
- Stimulates immune system and helps prevent post-surgical infections.
- Improves skin regeneration and wound healing and optimizes the scarring process.
Dr. Christian Guzmán is our suggestion if you are having any kind of Surgery such as: