Manual Lymph Drainage (Vodder Technique)

This 5-day, 40-hour certification course is a careful balance between lecture topics and hands-on lessons. This course is ideally suited to serve as an introduction to the techniques and applications of the treatment known as Manual Lymph Drainage (MLD), as developed by Emil Vodder, Ph.D.

PLEASE NOTE:

This course does NOT train therapists to treat patients with Lymphedema. Participants are educated on the applications of Manual Lymph Drainage pertaining to the pathologies listed below. For courses specific to Lymphedema, please see our Lymphedema Management Seminar (31 hours) or Complete Lymphedema Certification (135 hours).

Course Objectives

This course will assist therapists in developing treatment sequences for the management of edema of various geneses including post-traumatic and post-surgical edema; as well as several pathologies such as fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, migraines, chronic pain reduction and others. During this course, the participants will learn to perform techniques that will assist patients and clients in general relaxation, health support and detoxification.

Class Topics

History of the lymphatic system and MLD Basic anatomy and physiology of the lymphatic system Drainage pathways of the lymphatic system Pathophysiology of the lymphatic system Lymphatic insufficiencies and conditions that lead to the development of edema Difference between edema and lymphedema Indications and contraindications of MLD Basic strokes for the entire body and their effects Application of basic MLD sequences in healthy lymphatic systems Application of basic MLD to post-traumatic and post-surgical edema Application of basic MLD sequences to various pathologies (fibromyalgia, migraines, chronic fatigue syndrome)

Pre-requisites

This 5-day certification course is open to Licensed Healthcare Professionals or healthcare students only.

Tuition

The tuition for this course is $995.00. We offer an Alumni discount of 10%. Financing options and payment plans are available if needed. Full-time students must provide proof of enrollment with number of hours and graduation date. Full-time students should call to register.

Duration

This course is 5 days in length (40 contact hours). The classroom hours are 8:00am – 5:00pm daily. There will be approximately one hour for lunch every day.

Class Preparation

In preparation for the live 5-day portion of this course, you must complete the 8-hour online home study program, including passing the home study exams. The home study must be completed at least 3 days prior to the start of the course.

Continuing Education Credits (CEU's)

This course is 40 Contact Hours. CEU's are available. Each state and profession is different, so please contact our Admissions Department for more detailed information regarding CEU approvals. Academy of Lymphatic Studies is an approved provider for the AOTA, NCBTMB and various state professional boards. Please call for details.

AOTA Approved Provider #4063 - AOTA CEU/Contact Hours- 4.0 - Category 2
"The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA or indicate AOTA approval of a certification or other professional recognition."


Courses

Name Date City State  
Certification in Manual Lymph Drainage (Vodder Technique) Nov 06, 2021 Chicago (Rosemont) IL Register
Certification in Manual Lymph Drainage (Vodder Technique) Sep 18, 2021 Austin TX The registration deadline has passed for this class. Call for options.
Certification in Manual Lymph Drainage (Vodder Technique) Mar 19, 2022 New York NY Register
Certification in Manual Lymph Drainage (Vodder Technique) Feb 05, 2022 Orlando FL Register
Certification in Manual Lymph Drainage (Vodder Technique) Jan 22, 2022 Charlotte NC Register
Certification in Manual Lymph Drainage (Vodder Technique) Apr 23, 2022 Virginia Beach VA Register
Certification in Manual Lymph Drainage (Vodder Technique) Dec 04, 2021 Orlando FL Register
Certification in Manual Lymph Drainage (Vodder Technique) Nov 13, 2021 Mesa AZ Register
Certification in Manual Lymph Drainage (Vodder Technique) Nov 13, 2021 Lexington KY Register
Certification in Manual Lymph Drainage (Vodder Technique) Oct 09, 2021 Los Angeles CA Register
Certification in Manual Lymph Drainage (Vodder Technique) Jan 08, 2022 Las Vegas NV Register
Certification in Manual Lymph Drainage (Vodder Technique) Nov 06, 2021 Boston MA Register
Certification in Manual Lymph Drainage (Vodder Technique) Dec 11, 2021 Atlanta GA Register
Certification in Manual Lymph Drainage (Vodder Technique) Oct 16, 2021 Baltimore MD The registration deadline has passed for this class. Call for options.
Certification in Manual Lymph Drainage (Vodder Technique) Mar 19, 2022 Albuquerque NM Register
Certification in Manual Lymph Drainage (Vodder Technique) Sep 18, 2021 Atlanta GA The registration deadline has passed for this class. Call for options.
Certification in Manual Lymph Drainage (Vodder Technique) Feb 05, 2022 Portland OR Register
Certification in Manual Lymph Drainage (Vodder Technique) Feb 05, 2022 Austin TX Register
Certification in Manual Lymph Drainage (Vodder Technique) Apr 23, 2022 Miami FL Register
Certification in Manual Lymph Drainage (Vodder Technique) Mar 26, 2022 Los Angeles CA Register
Certification in Manual Lymph Drainage (Vodder Technique) Mar 05, 2022 Atlanta GA Register
Certification in Manual Lymph Drainage (Vodder Technique) Apr 09, 2022 New Orleans LA Register
Certification in Manual Lymph Drainage (Vodder Technique) Apr 23, 2022 Jacksonville FL Register
Certification in Manual Lymph Drainage (Vodder Technique) Feb 05, 2022 Cedar City UT Register
Certification in Manual Lymph Drainage (Vodder Technique) Dec 04, 2021 Baltimore MD Register



Is Lymphedema Management Right For You?

World Class Instructors!

Direct contact during our certification courses, small groups, highly trained and certified instructors with many years of experience in education and treatment, as well as up-to-date teaching technologies assure a maximum learning experience for participants in our programs.

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Founder: Joachim Zuther

Our founder, Joachim Zuther, has remained an integral part of our course development and ensuring the future education of lymphedema treatment is at the forefront of scientific discoveries.

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