6 functions of the lymphatic system

October 22, 2017

Surfcoast massage is fully qualified in Lymphatic drainage and is located in Torquay and Jan Juc. The lymphatic system has 6 fundamental functions.

  • Transport of proteins, other large molecules and water back to the vascular system
  • Recirculation of lymphocytes and other defence cells
  • Removal of large molecular waste material and proteins from the body fluids
  • Prevention of edema
  • Maintenance of the body’s inner balance
  • Transport of absorbed long chain fatty acids, fat-soluble vitamins and other nutritional components taken up via the bowels lymphatics.

Surfcoast massage can help with post surgery, lymphedema, scar tissue, cellulite, sinusitis etc. Call Lisa on 0438668878 to discuss lymphatic drainage and how it can help or assist you.