One of the clinically proven facts about massage therapy is it’s effect on enhancing the immune system. In a study by the University of Miami School of Medicine (Natural killer cells and lymphocytes increase in women with breast cancer following massage therapy by Hernandez-Reif, et al.) research showed conclusively that massage therapy increases the amount of natural killer cells and lymphocytes in the body. These cells are a key part of the body’s immune system.
While all massage enhance your body’s immune system, a lymphatic drainage massage is specifically designed for that purpose. Lymphatic Drainage is a very medically recognized therapy and is used at hospitals through out the world.
At Hawaiian Experience Spa we offer this treatment which we often combine with a Swedish massage for enhanced detoxification and immune building. For more information please visit our Lymphatic Drainage web page.
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