Dr. Vodder's Manual Lymph Drainage

Dr. Vodder's Manual Lymph Drainage : A Practical Guide

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[This book is] a concise and informative guide to the theory and practice of MLD. The text is well presented, easy to follow, and has excellent visual detail with clear illustrations and full-colour photographs included throughout. I would recommend this manual as a valuable resource for the library of any lymphoedema clinic.-- Elaine Stowe, Northern Health and Social Care Trust, Northern Ireland



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, as well as the ways in which Dr. Vodder's method affects different regions of the body.



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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.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 152 pages
  • 194 x 270 x 10.16mm | 548g
  • Stuttgart, Germany
  • English
  • 199 farbige Abbildungen
  • 3131431911
  • 9783131431912
  • 42,576

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"[This book is] a concise and informative guide to the theory and practice of MLD. The text is well presented, easy to follow, and has excellent visual detail with clear illustrations and full-colour photographs included throughout. I would recommend this manual as a valuable resource for the library of any lymphoedema clinic."-- Elaine Stowe, Northern Health and Social Care Trust, Northern Ireland

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, as well as the ways in which Dr. Vodder's 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.
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MLD techniques are explained in detail, accompanied by many good quality photos of hand positions. This can only help support students .--MLD Journal March 2011
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About Hildegard Wittlinger

Wittlinger Therapy Center, Dr. Vodder School, Walchsee/Austria
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