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O que é MLD? / What is MLD?

O que é MLD? / What is MLD?

O que é MLD? / What is MLD? (English below) Drenagem Línfatica Manual (MLD - Vodder) Drenagem Linfática Manual (ou MLD) da escola de Vodder, na Áustria, é um tratamento específico para Sistema Linfático. Desde 2008, na minha clinica na Irlanda, a maior parte dos meus...

Lymphoedema Awareness

Lymphoedema Awareness

Lymphoedema Awareness Lymphedema: The Under-diagnosed and Under-insured Disease that Affects People Across the World Millions of people across the world suffer from lymphedema and don’t know it. They are also unaware of the treatments available to them. Lymphedema...

I can help you…

I can help you…

I can help you....I'm still shocked when I hear of patients going through cancer treatment, having lymph nodes removed from their body and nobody tells them that this can/will cause Lymphoedema. Why is this happening??!!If you've had lymph nodes removed from your...

Lymphedema Awareness Month Tips: It’s a Lifestyle

Lymphedema Awareness Month Tips: It’s a Lifestyle

Lymphedema Awareness Month Tips: It's a LifestyleI'm going to round off the month with this last tip (but there will be more blog posts and more info on my online course really soon).Managing your lymphoedema is something that CAN be achieved, if you've got the right...

Lymphedema Awareness Month Tips: Self Drainage Massage

Lymphedema Awareness Month Tips: Self Drainage Massage

Lymphedema Awareness Month Tips: Self Drainage MassageSo yesterday we spoke about the importance of a combination of lymphatic drainage and compression, and I've mentioned home-caretechniques a lot this month (have a look at posts for Tips 1 to 7).Home-care techniques...

Lymphedema Awareness Month Tips: CDT

Lymphedema Awareness Month Tips: CDT

Lymphedema Awareness Month Tips: CDTCDT (Combined Decongestive Therapy) basically means doing your lymphatic drainage with a register therapist AND daily doing your own home-case techniques, combined with compression.When you already have a lot of swelling in a limb...

Lymphedema Awareness Month Tips: Compression

Lymphedema Awareness Month Tips: Compression

Lymphedema Awareness Month Tips: Compression Tip no. 6... 3 weeks into March and Lymphedema Awareness Month already! I know, I know, you REALLY don't want to hear this one. But let me tell you a little story about my Mom: Mom was diagnosed with a malignant melanoma 20...

Lymphedema Awareness Month Tips: Yoga!

Lymphedema Awareness Month Tips: Yoga!

Lymphedema Awareness Month Tips: Yoga! Many of you will know by now that as well as Lymphedema Therapist, I am also an experienced Yoga Instructor. Over the years I have been combining my expertise in the lymphatic system (specifically damaged lymphatic systems) with...

Self Lymphatic Drainage Massage for face and neck

Self Lymphatic Drainage Massage for face and neck

Self Lymphatic Drainage Massage for face and neck Manual Lymphatic Drainage (or MLD) is not just for people who develop Lymphoedema after cancer treatment. It has so many applications, as it's essentially a 'whole-body' technique. The light, but very specific...

Lymphedema Awareness Month Tips: Movement is essential

Lymphedema Awareness Month Tips: Movement is essential

Lymphedema Awareness Month Tips: Movement is essentialMove your body by walking, stretching, doing yoga, resistance training: any kind of movement is beneficial (in fact, essential) to assist the movement of lymphatic fluid around your body. Here’s how it works:When...

 

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