The following sites may be of interest and include Support Groups, MLD Training and Companies/Products. Please note that they are included for information only. The mention of any particular form of therapy does not in itself constitute a recommendation by MLDUK
|The British Lymphology Society is an organisation that works to co-ordinate a strategy for improving the management of chronic oedema, particularly lymphoedema. They publish a Directory of Lymphoedema clinics in the UK, and could advise you whether there is one near you.|
|Lipoedema UK raises awareness of Lipoedema, advocates better treatment and funds research|
|Lymphedema People is a website especially created for and by people with the medical condition known as Lymphedema.|
|The Lymphoedema Support Network 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 Irish Manual Lymph Drainage (MLD) Therapists have set up this site. It is designed to inform and raise awareness of the effectiveness of manual lymph drainage in the treatment of many conditions including lymphoedema.|
|Klose Training provides Manual Lymph Drainage (MLD) and Complete Decongestive Therapy (CDT) Training throughout the USA.|
|MLD Training provides the highest standard of education in the Dr. Vodder method of manual lymph drainage (MLD) and decongestive lymphatic therapy (DLT) - previously referred to as combined decongestive therapy (CDT) - available in the UK. We offer all courses in the Dr Vodder method, taught by highly qualified and experienced tutors from England, Austria and North America.|
|The Dr Vodder Training School, Ireland. Meadbh MacSweeney is currently the only certified basic teacher of the Vodder Technique (MLD) in Ireland. MLD Tuition offers Medical integrated therapies which complement the conventional medical model.|
|Tripudio is movement with a focus on the fluid systems of the body, including the lymphatic system and the cardiovascular system. Principles from manual lymphatic drainage massage are combined with fascia (connective tissue) release techniques and translated into movements.|
|Dr Vodder School - International - Mission is to provide the highest quality education in the Dr. Vodder method of Manual Lymph Drainage and Combined Decongestive Therapy and to ensure the continuing competence of practitioners trained by the Dr. Vodder School.|
|The Lymphedema Clinic Wittlinger Therapy Center is specialized in residential treatment of lymphedema on the basis of Combined Decongestive Therapy. The Lymphedema Rehabilitation Clinic is situated on Lake Walchsee amidst gentle mountain ridges and offers patients with lymphedema of the arms and/or legs an ideal setting for the success of their therapy and a wonderful basis for general recreation and recovery.|
|Activa Healthcare, the complete compression therapy solution. “Benefit from our pioneering educational concepts, and train with us to become a master of compression therapy, fulfilling all of your CPD needs and more”.|
|The Lympha-Press is clinically proven to treat lymphoedema, Lipoedema, vascular and circulatory conditions. It is the leading professional intermittent compression therapy system in the USA and Europe; exclusively available in the UK and Ireland through Compression Therapy UK Limited.|
|Credenhill is the leading specialist distributor of compression hosiery and complimentary equipment, supplying hospitals and pharmacies across the UK with products to suit the needs of every patient. We stock the widest range of compression hosiery available on the National Health Service Drug Tariff as well as Venosan, our premium range Swiss specification medical stockings.|
|The trusted name in compression. As the UK’s leading supplier of compression hosiery, you can rely on Daylong for the widest choice of styles, colours and brands… as well as the best value for money available. We have the compression hosiery you need, at the most competitive prices.|
|Haddenham Healthcare is an independently owned UK company specializing in the treatment of lymphoedema. Haddenham is a market leader in the UK. Haddenham’s focus is on providing innovative and problem solving solutions to assist lymphoedema therapists in treating their patients - helping achieve clinical effectiveness and patient compliance.|
|“Helping is our life’s work.” This was the motto of Julius Zorn – who founded Juzo in 1912. 101 years later Juzo is still a family business, and primarily focused on Lymphoedema, although we also make braces and orthoses, and products to control the oedemas in residual limbs.|
|With Limb Volume's background in developing state of the art information systems, the company is now targeting the areas of lymphoedema measurement and treatment. As a much understudied condition within the health care sector, 3 Tier Systems aims to deliver innovative solutions for health care professionals working within the fields of lymphoedema, edema care and compression therapy.|
|MEDI UK Manufacturers/suppliers of compression garments. Corporate Member MLDUK. Contact Tel 01432 373500, Fax 01432 373510. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Molly Polly Footwear are a family business that designs, manufactures and supplies specialist foot wear for people that suffer with foot disorders including Lymphoedema, Ulcerated Toes & Feet, Vascular Disorders, Diabetes, Arterial Disease, Arthritis, Bunions, Swollen Feet & Ankles, Leg & Foot Ulcers and Hammer Toe|
DEEP OSCILLATION® is an internationally patented, proven technology based on the effects of creating an electrostatic field in the tissue of the patient. Easy application is from therapist to patient/client via hygienic, vinyl gloved hands. DEEP OSCILLATION® is distributed in the UK & Ireland, solely by PhysioPod UK Ltd.
MyTherapy app, free for Android and iOS. Managing all of the aspects of therapy often isn’t easy – whether it’s remembering to take different medications, recording measurements and symptoms, or keeping track of scheduled treatments. The award-winning app MyTherapy aims to help transform patients’ often complicated therapeutic regimes into a simple list of ‘to-dos’.
We have prepared a series of mini-guides which provide information on how MLD can help to:
- Cosmetic Surgery – speed up recovery
- Accelerate the healing process following cosmetic surgery.
- Detox - a different way to detox
- Improve the ability of the body’s lymphatic system to cleanse from the inside out.
- Breast Cancer
- Alleviate swelling which may occur as a result of breast cancer treatment.
- Pregnancy - swollen ankles
- Stimulate and increase the rate of removal of waste products, toxins and excess fluid from the body’s tissues, for example during pregnancy.