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Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD) (Vodder Method)

Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD) (Vodder Method)
Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD) is an advanced therapy which uses a range of specialised and gentle rhythmic pumping techniques to move the skin in the direction of the lymph flow. This stimulates the lymphatic vessels which carry substances vital to the defence of the body and removes waste products. In our Glasgow clinic our Manual Lymph Drainage therapist treats peope for general ailments and is also fully qualified to treat a wide range of medical conditions where the lymph system is compromised. Please Contact Us if you would like one our lymph drainage specialists to discuss your requirements.

How Lymphatic Drainage Works and where it can be useful

Manual Lymphatic Drainage is both preventative and remedial and can enhance your well-being. Furthermore;
  • MLD is recognised and approved for treatment of lymphoedema.
  • MLD promotes healing of fractures, torn ligaments sprains and lessens pain.
  • MLD can improve many chronic conditions; sinusitis, rheumatoid arthritis, acne and other skin conditions.
  • MLD may strengthen the immune system
  • MLD relieves fluid congestion; swollen ankles tired puffy eyes and swollen legs due to pregnancy
  • MLD assists in conditions arising from venous insufficiency
  • MLD promotes healing of wounds and burns and improves the appearance of scars
  • MLD minimises or reduces stretch marks
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  • What to Expect during an MLD Treatment?

    Professional MLD therapists are trained to use precise, rythmical motions. These are applied to different areas of the body, including areas remote to the problem area. Reactions to MLD vary, you may have more energy, or you may feel tired. If it is your first visit be prepared to relax afterwards, that way you will gain the most from the therapy.

    To learn more about approriate standards of qualification that are recognised by the medical profession visit www.mlduk.org.uk At Woodland Herbs in Glasgow our therapists regularly treat clients with lymphoedema and other problems with the lymphatic system.

    MLD Therapy Calendar

    Manual Lymph Drainage clinic times and prices are shown below - click on the therapists name below for more information about them or click here to view the full clinic diary.

    MLD, Pregnancy Massage or Post Natal Massage and Kinesiotaping

    Therapist Anna Hill


    • Manual Lymph Drainage (MLD) 1 hour 15 minutes £50
    • Book Now by Phone or Email
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    If you are need to ask a question then please LINKS PAGE.

    Useful MLD Links

    mlduk MLDuk is the UK's umbrella organisation for Manual Lymph Drainage therapists who are qualified to practice Manual Lymph Drainage (MLD) and Combined Decongestive therapy (CDT)as recognised by the British Lymphology Scoiety and Lymphoedema Support Network.If you are from outside our local area consider visiting their website for qualified therapists local to you.
    british_lymphology_society The British Lymphology Society is an organisation that works to co-ordinate a strategy for improving the management of chronic oedema, particularly lymphoedema. Depending on the exact nature of your condition, the BLS could help you with further information including the appropriate level of care you should expect from the NHS including MLD. You can contact them at: PO Box 196, Shoreham, Sevenoaks, TN13 9BF. Telephone: 01959 525524.
    cancer_backup CancerBACUP aims to help people live with cancer by providing information and emotional support for patients, their families and health professionals. It is recognised as the foremost provider of cancer information in the United Kingdom.
    lymphoedeoma support network The Lymphoedema Support Network (LSN) works for better awareness of lymphoedema by the medical profession and health authorities. Its goal is to see the provision of appropriate and comprehensive standards of care and treatment for everyone affected by lymphoedema. The LSN provides a telephone helpline, regular newsletters and current information on lymphoedema and treatment in the UK and overseas.
    where I trained vodder school Wittlinger's Therapy Center (including MLD) includes the Vodder School of Manual Lymph Drainage. It is the central hub of oedema therapy in its role as a training and education centre.