Lymphatic Drainage to treat Ross River Virus

November 21, 2022

Ross river virus occurs throughout most parts of Australia. Epidemics occur from time to time and is caused by an alpha virus spread by mosquitoes, conditions that encourage mosquito breeding are heavy rainfall, floods and temperature.

It can cause joint inflammation and pain, fatigue and muscle aches. It can also cause enlargement of the lymph nodes especially in the groin and armpit. The lymphatic system plays a major role when the body is being attacked by this virus. This puts a large strain on an already compromised immune system.

Lymphatic Drainage benefits:

  • Calms the nervous system
  • Improves lymph circulation
  • Supports the immune system
  • Removes the toxins from body tissue
  • Prevents and reduces inflammation
  • Improves lymph that has become impaired

Lymphatic Drainage can benefit people in so many ways, post operative, pregnancy and the most important the immune system.  The change in our weather has presented the perfect conditions for mosquitoes to breed.

If you experience any symptoms:

  • Lethargy or fatigue
  • muscle aches and pains
  • rash of variable appearance on the trunk and limbs
  • lymph node enlargement especially in the groin or armpit
  • headaches
  • fever

Surfcoast Massage is fully qualified in lymphatic drainage and can help to improve your immune system. Call Lisa to arrange an appointment or visit our website to understand more about lymphatic drainage.