Developed in France in by Emil and Estrid Vodder MLD has grown to be the most well known manual technique to assist lymph flow and aid in drainage of. Manual Lymph Drainage is an advanced therapy technique developed in Europe by Dr. Emil and Estrid Vodder. In , Dr. Vodder and his wife were working. The Dr. Vodder method of Manual Lymph Drainage (MLD) has become the most well-known and extensively used lymphatic technique around the world.

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Retrieved from ” https: In the s it was taboo to tamper with the lymphatic system due to the medical profession’s poor understanding of this system. Therapeutics and Critical Risk Management He realized that a completely new massage technique was required for this purpose, i. Insurance may cover some of the cost when offered in Medical Spa and billed as Occupational Therapy. The Vodders were not deterred by this, and in began to study the lymph system, and developed careful hand movements to voodder lymph movement.

All had swollen lymph nodes.

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Research Publication Risk of breast cancer recurrence in patients receiving manual lymphatic drainage: As a basic rule, the less swelling that occurs, the less bruising and pain will subsequently follow. Raised Massage-style Table, floor mat. This careful hand movement that stretches and twists the skin to move the lymph is taught in its unaltered form today and is the gold standard for Manual lymphatic drainage. The Bylaws include all information on the duration of MLD courses, their contents and the pathologies addressed by MLD and taught in a four-week program of professional development.


Vodder School in North America in the s, which is now called Dr. For courses specific to Lymphedema, please see our Lymphedema Management Seminar 31 hours or Complete Lymphedema Godder hours.

This course is 40 Contact Hours. As well as all locations where MLD training programs are provided, this website includes a list of all our teachers around the globe. His idea was that congestions in the swollen lymph glands now nodes were the root cause of these conditions. MLD is recognized as the number one therapy for treating and maintaining primary and secondary lymphoedema.

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Manual Lymph Drainage (Vodder Technique)

The lymph nodes were no longer able to fulfill their task of draining the tissue. Sometimes done on the face and neck, other times the entire body, lymph massage helps stimulate lymphatic circulation, which boosts the body’s ability to eliminate wastes and absorb nutrients.

Are you interested in teaching the massage method invented by Dr. This course is only available to employees of. Find us on Facebook. This was followed by the launch of the Dr. The study of relevant publications soon convinced Emil Vodder that humans were a biological unit. This was a harsh word, in particular for those who were already using the method with great success.

Scientists and their trials proved the effect of the method and eventually ensured the breakthrough and recognition of Dr. February Learn how and when to remove this template message.

emi, In he moved to the French Riviera with his wife Estrid, a non-medical practitioner. Some treatment protocols can require visits per week. These include sprains, fractures, orthopaedic surgeries and replacements, and orthodontal surgery.


By awarding this medal, a professional association also confirmed that Emil Vodder was the creator of the method named after him: Equipment vdder supplies needed to provide the offering: This course is ideally suited to serve as an introduction to the techniques and applications of the treatment known as Manual Lymph Drainage MLDas developed by Emil Vodder, Ph.

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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. Cookies make it easier for us to provide you with our services. Participants are educated on the applications of Manual Lymph Drainage pertaining to the pathologies listed below.

Please call for details. Employment will be verified upon signup. By awarding this medal, a professional association also confirmed that Emil Vodder was the creator of the method named after him:. Emil Vodder and his wife Dr. Vodder Academy International is to be understood as the umbrella organization tasked with disseminating, and assuring the quality of the original Dr.

In after four years of research they introduced this technique to the world in Paris, France.