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Textbook of Dr. Vodder's Manual Lymph Drainage

Textbook of Dr. Vodder's Manual Lymph Drainage

  • Author: Günther Wittlinger,Hildegard Wittlinger
  • Publisher: Thieme
  • ISBN: 9783131373779
  • Category: Lymph
  • Page: 135
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Manual Lymph Drainage (MLD), first introduced in 1936 by Drs. Emil and Estrid Vodder of Denmark, is a procedure which stimulates the lymphatic circulation with slow circular and careful pumping massage movements of the hand and the thumb. The thin lymph vessels run through the body tissue like a drainage system which transports the lymphatic fluid via large collecting vessels, the lymph nodes, on to the blood circulation. Manual Lymph Drainage has especially proven its worth in the case of a congestion of the lymphatic flow. This is often the result of postoperative abdominal surgery and surgical treatment of breast carcinoma. It is only with this smooth and harmonic form of massage that the lymphatic flow is stimulated in the sensitive lymph capillaries. Painful swelling is removed and healing is encouraged. This volume contains all the subject matter of the basic course and has proven its worth for many years. Hildegard Wittlinger is the director of the Dr. Vodder School in Walchsee, Austria, and has taught the MLD technique throughout the world since 1972.

Textbook of Dr. Vodder's Manual Lymph Drainage

Textbook of Dr. Vodder's Manual Lymph Drainage

  • Author: Ingrid Kurz
  • Publisher: Thieme
  • ISBN: 9783830406891
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 100
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A special knowledge of lymphology and blood capillary physiology is necessary in order to explain the action of Manual Lymph Drainage. While volume 1 deals primarily with the practice of MLD, here we find the theoretical basis scientifically and thoroughly explained by a medical doctor and experienced practitioner of MLD. Without such an explanation, this new method cannot be accepted. The translator, Robert H. Harris, is the director of the Dr. Vodder School North America, in Victoria, B.C., and specializes in MLD. This is the textbook for the Therapy I courses of the Dr. Vodder School.

Compendium of Dr. Vodder's Manual Lymph Drainage

Compendium of Dr. Vodder's Manual Lymph Drainage

  • Author: Renato Kasseroller
  • Publisher: Thieme
  • ISBN: 9783830406679
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 212
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Manual Lymph Drainage (MLD) is today an indispensable part of Physical Therapy. This compendium begins by explaining the anatomical and physiological foundations of MLD. Simple, clear diagrams show the lymph pathways, and readers will be brought up to date with more current perspectives on the lymph systems. However, the emphasis is on the practical use of MLD. There is a large section devoted to lymphedema and therapy with photos of several different types of patients. Other chapters of the book are devoted to traumatic injuries, central nervous system disorders, dermatological conditions, rheumatic disorders and arthropathies. Practical aspects of MLD are dealt with in a separate section at he end of the book. Therapy strokes are described and photographed.

Dr. Vodder's Manual Lymph Drainage

Dr. Vodder's Manual Lymph Drainage

A Practical Guide

  • Author: Hildegard Wittlinger,Dieter Wittlinger
  • Publisher: Thieme
  • ISBN: 3131504412
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 152
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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.

Lymphedem

Lymphedem

Finding the Holistic Approach

  • Author: Phillip J. Pollot
  • Publisher: Dog Ear Publishing
  • ISBN: 1608445577
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 84
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If you wake up each day to the constant companion of lymphedema, you need to read this book. There are many things you can do to prevent or manage lymphedema, and educating yourself about your condition is the first step. This book will teach you about what lymphedema is, what causes it, and how you can take action to reduce and even eliminate your symptoms. It will provide you with the tools you need to manage what is, for many, a life-long condition. Written primarily for women who developed lymphedema as a result of treatment for breast cancer, the methods can be useful for anyone who suffers from this condition. Empower yourself to build new habits so that you can enjoy the best possible quality of life! Breast cancer's life saving surgery is the number one cause of lymphedema in the U.S. With approximately 240,000 cases of breast cancer diagnosed each year (2007 American Cancer Society), this one year of cases would form a line about 90 miles long. Yes, an hour and a half driving at 60 miles per hour! As we drive along this line there may be as many as thirty-five percent that will develop lymphedema. Educating yourself is critical to take yourself to a management level with lymphedema. Don't know what lymphedema is? Think of your arm or leg as a water balloon filled with a protein rich fluid. Now you know! The information in this book will give you down to earth common sense things you can do which may prevent or manage lymphedema. You will learn the chemistry of foods, and make choices which are friendly to the body. You will discover a simple way of eating to allow more peristaltic action of your lymphatic vessels. Fix your sights on management - not maintenance. In order to exercise self-responsibility you must have tools, acting with knowledge will eliminate the frustration of leaving all your lymphedema care to others. You will have a life time risk for lymphedema with lymph node removal, now is the time to be empowered in building new habits to assure the best possible quality of life.

Current Catalog

Current Catalog

  • Author: National Library of Medicine (U.S.)
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Medicine
  • Page: N.A
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First multi-year cumulation covers six years: 1965-70.

Vascular Surgery

Vascular Surgery

A Comprehensive Review

  • Author: Wesley S. Moore
  • Publisher: W.B. Saunders Company
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Blood-vessels
  • Page: 870
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"Some of the most distinguished American vascular surgeons have contributed to this book*One of the most important reference works in vascular surgery." -- British Journal of Surgery, review of last edition. This comprehensive reference covers every aspect of the field * from the basics to the latest developments * in an easy-to-read, user-friendly format. Every chapter offers a complete summary of a key topic in vascular surgery, authored by prominent specialists with expertise in that area. Along with expertly written chapters, there are hundreds of clear illustrations -- including line drawings, CT scans, angiograms, and photographs. Review questions at the end of each chapter help readers evaluate their mastery of the material. Superb as a refresher on the state of today's practice or for use as a tool for certification or recertification.

Therapeutic Massage in Athletics

Therapeutic Massage in Athletics

  • Author: Patricia A. Archer
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • ISBN: 9780781742696
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 312
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This textbook on sports massage was created specifically for massage therapists, certified athletic trainers, and physical therapists who work with athletes. The author is an experienced massage therapy and athletic training educator and practitioner, and provides instruction on how to apply clinical massage techniques to athletes. The text is uniquely focused on the use and integration of basic sports massage, myofascial, neuromuscular, and lymphatic facilitation to enhance an athlete's performance potential and treat common athletic injuries and conditions. The book includes numerous diagrams and pictures of techniques to help readers visualize specific concepts and procedures. From the Field Boxes contain quotes from professionals who practice sports massage. Case Studies present common athletic injury scenarios and descriptions of treatment protocols.

Textbook of Remedial Massage

Textbook of Remedial Massage

  • Author: Sandra Grace,Mark Deal
  • Publisher: Elsevier Australia
  • ISBN: 0729539695
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 431
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Summary: A comprehensive, practical book for students and practitioners of remedial massage. Sandra Grace, Southern Cross University and Charles Sturt University.

Evidence-based Therapeutic Massage

Evidence-based Therapeutic Massage

A Practical Guide for Therapists

  • Author: Elizabeth A. Holey,Eileen M. Cook
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 0702049018
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 296
  • View: 9777
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Now in its third edition, this practical clinical guide for both students and practitioners is further strengthened by the addition of online video clips which demonstrate how to apply a range of massage techniques. The text’s research-base and references are fully updated, aiming to provide the reader with the most pertinent evidence to support the use of massage for particular injuries and conditions. New, improved and expanded chapter on Massage in Sport, including section on athletes with disabilities. Written by a sports specialist physiotherapist with experience of working with national teams at world and Olympic level Expanded chapters on Relaxation Massage (formerly Sedative Massage) & Reflex Therapies (formerly Specialized Techniques) Case studies throughout the chapters Evolve Resources – use your unique PIN code to access video clips of tutorials and demonstrations of massage techniques as identified in the book