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February 23

Manual Lymphatic Drainage for Practitioners – Basic Module

February 23 @ 09:00 - February 25 @ 17:00
Manual Lymphatic Drainage for Practitioners

Manual Lymphatic Drainage Course Programme (54 hours)

Approved by the Complementary Medical Association
CPD points: 36
  • Friday 26th January 2018 – Sunday 28th January 2018
  • Friday 9th February 2018 – Sunday 11th February 2018
  • Friday 23rd February 2018 – Sunday 25th February 2018
  • Theory – 12
  • Practical – 52
Theory programme (12 hours)
Brief introduction to the MLD course1 hour
History of Manual Lymphatic Drainage1 hour
The lymphatic system1 hour
The cardiovascular system (arteries and veins) 1 hour
The interstitial system1 hour
The lymphatic circulatory system1 hour
Lymphatic flow1 hour
Characteristics of the Manual lymphatic drainage technique1 hour
The effects of manual lymphatic drainage 1 hour
Indications and contraindications1 hour
Oedemas – definition and classification1 hour
Lymphoedemas – definition, origin, development and treatment1 hour


Practical programme (42 hours)
Neck3 hours
Face3 hours
Upper extremities3 hours
Lower extremities3 hours
Nape3 hours
Dorsal region3 hours
Lumbar region3 hours
Chest3 hours
Abdomen3 hours
Additional movements to the basic movements5 hours
Exam5 hours
Revisit practical and FAQ5 hours


For more information on this course or to arrange a payment plan please call the Upminster Sanctuary on 01708 251124 or email info@healingandteaching.co.uk