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 $1250.00. We offer an Alumni discount of 10%. 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.



The Academy of Lymphatic Studies is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development. PD activity approval ID# 4063. This live activity is offered at 13.5 CEUs, advanced, OT service delivery. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.


Courses

Name Date City State  
Certification in Manual Lymph Drainage (Vodder Technique) Jun 19, 2024 Orlando FL The registration deadline has passed for this class. Call for options.
Certification in Manual Lymph Drainage (Vodder Technique) Jun 19, 2024 Baton Rouge LA The registration deadline has passed for this class. Call for options.
Certification in Manual Lymph Drainage (Vodder Technique) Jul 10, 2024 Dallas TX Register
Certification in Manual Lymph Drainage (Vodder Technique) Jul 10, 2024 Las Vegas NV Register
Certification in Manual Lymph Drainage (Vodder Technique) Jul 10, 2024 New Brunswick NJ Register
Certification in Manual Lymph Drainage (Vodder Technique) Jul 24, 2024 San Antonio TX Register
Certification in Manual Lymph Drainage (Vodder Technique) Jul 24, 2024 Los Angeles CA Register
Certification in Manual Lymph Drainage (Vodder Technique) Jul 24, 2024 Memphis TN Register
Certification in Manual Lymph Drainage (Vodder Technique) Jul 24, 2024 Sioux Falls SD Register
Certification in Manual Lymph Drainage (Vodder Technique) Jul 27, 2024 Charlotte NC Register
Certification in Manual Lymph Drainage (Vodder Technique) Jul 27, 2024 Jacksonville FL Register
Certification in Manual Lymph Drainage (Vodder Technique) Jul 27, 2024 Colorado Springs CO Register
Certification in Manual Lymph Drainage (Vodder Technique) Aug 03, 2024 Atlanta GA Register
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Certification in Manual Lymph Drainage (Vodder Technique) Aug 07, 2024 Palm Beach Gardens FL Register
Certification in Manual Lymph Drainage (Vodder Technique) Aug 07, 2024 Mesa AZ Register
Certification in Manual Lymph Drainage (Vodder Technique) Aug 07, 2024 Birmingham AL The registration deadline has passed for this class. Call for options.
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Certification in Manual Lymph Drainage (Vodder Technique) Oct 02, 2024 Seattle WA Register
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Certification in Manual Lymph Drainage (Vodder Technique) Oct 16, 2024 Long Island NY Register
Certification in Manual Lymph Drainage (Vodder Technique) Oct 16, 2024 Miami FL Register
Spanish-Certification in Manual Lymph Drainage (Vodder Technique) Oct 19, 2024 Miami FL Sponsored Course, closed to the public.
Certification in Manual Lymph Drainage (Vodder Technique) Nov 06, 2024 Austin TX Register
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Certification in Manual Lymph Drainage (Vodder Technique) Nov 13, 2024 New Brunswick NJ Register
Certification in Manual Lymph Drainage (Vodder Technique) Dec 11, 2024 Atlanta GA Register



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