Required Reading

REQUIRED READING - LEVEL 1 & 2

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Dr. Vodder Manual Lymph Drainage; A Practical Guide

Written by the world's leading authorities on Dr. Emil Vodder's techniques for Manual Lymph Drainage (MLD), this lavishly illustrated guide provides step-by-step descriptions of how to massage the lymph vessels to stimulate smooth lymphatic flow.

Full-color photographs supplement concise text describing the basic anatomy and physiology of the circulatory and lymphatic systems, treatment techniques, and the various types of swelling caused by lymphedema. The authors discuss indications and contraindications, aswell as the ways in which Dr. Vodders method affects different regions of the body.

Features:

  • The latest information on complete decongestive therapy (CDT), including coverage of compression therapy, taping, respiratory treatment, and other complementary methods
  • More than 200 color photographs visualize the therapist's grips
  • Each chapter includes numerous tips and plenty of space throughout for personal notes
  • 50 review questions enable self-study
  • An appendix contains an informative history of Dr. Vodder's life and his contributions to the field
  • Dr. Vodder's Manual Lymph Drainage: A Practical Guide is a comprehensive, one-step reference for students, therapists, and practitioners of lymphology, manual medicine, or physical therapy.

 

RECOMMENDED READING - LEVEL 3

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Lymphedema - Diagnosis and Therapy: Fourth edition

Eat to starve lymphedema and lipedema by having foods that fight these conditions (and cancer) and avoiding foods that contribute to symptoms or related conditions. Learn how food choices affect both conditions and how better nutrition can improve symptoms (including pain) and delay changes associated with progression to more advanced stages. 
Intended for anyone with, or at risk for, lymphedema or lipedema, caregivers, lymphedema therapists, and other health care providers.

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    Lymphedema and Lipedema Nutrition Guide: foods, vitamins, minerals, and supplements

    Eat to starve lymphedema and lipedema by having foods that fight these conditions (and cancer) and avoiding foods that contribute to symptoms or related conditions. Learn how food choices affect both conditions and how better nutrition can improve symptoms (including pain) and delay changes associated with progression to more advanced stages. 
    Intended for anyone with, or at risk for, lymphedema or lipedema, caregivers, lymphedema therapists, and other health care providers.