Manual Lymphatic Drainage Practitioner One Day Course

Manual Lymphatic Drainage Course

Price £220.00

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COST:  £220.00 (including Booking Fee of £50.00)

AWARDING BODY:  ABP (Alliance of Beauty Practitioners) & IPHM (International Practitioners of Holistic Medicine)

PRE-REQUISITE:    Massage and Level 3 Anatomy and Physiology

TRAINING DATES:  Training dates are booked by individual arrangement at each training venue - please complete the online "Book Now" Form (at Top of Page) advising which venue and what month you are looking to do the course (a list of training dates will then be sent to you, and you pick the most convenient date for you)

TRAINING VENUES:   This course is available at:

  • Derbyshire - Bolsover
  • Durham - Darlington
  • Essex - Witham
  • Lincolnshire - Grimsby
  • London - Romford
  • Norfolk - Norwich
  • Scotland - Glasgow
  • Shropshire - Newport
  • Wales - Pontypridd
  • Virtual Online Training

WHAT IS A MANUAL LYMPHATIC DRAINAGE MASSAGE TREATMENT?

Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD) is a gentle technique that aims to stimulate the lymphatic system, removing congestion and stagnation from within the body.  Subtle manual moves activate lymph and interstitial fluid circulation, as well as stimulates the functioning of the immune system and parasympathetic nervous system.  Helps reduce oedema, also helps regenerate tissue.  This massage uses very light pressure.

BENEFITS

  • Lymphatic drainage is best for edema (swelling)
  • Stimulates the immune system
  • Encourages lymph to flow more freely
  • Helps to clear Lymphedema and fluid retention
  • Helps to clear cellulite
  • Circulation of lymph, blood, capillaries, veins, interstitial and cerebrospinal and synovial fluids (indirectly) are activated
  • Removes blockages along vessels and within nodes
  • Fats evacuate through lymphatic vessels
  • Removes harmful toxins
  • Scars, stretch marks, wrinkles, fracture or surgical-incision sites are improved
  • Chronic pain can be reduced

Manual Lymphatic Drainage also alleviates many chronic conditions:

  • Sinusitis, Nasal Congestion, Catarrh
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Constipation
  • Arthritic Swelling, Pain and Inflammation
  • Puffy eyes, Swollen legs, Swollen Ankles
  • Post Operative Inflammation and Swelling
  • Post Plastic Surgery (speeding up healing)
  • Calms the central nervous system for stress reduction
  • Effective in the treatment and control of Lymphoedema

COURSE CONTENT & LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • Introduction
  • Course Content
  • What is Manual Lymphatic Drainage
  • History of MLD
  • Function of the Lymphatic System
  • Anatomy and Physiology of the Lymphatic and Vascular System
  • Massage techniques
  • Benefits of the Massage treatment
  • Client Consultation procedure
  • Consultation Form
  • GP Referral Letter
  • Contraindications and Client's expectations
  • How to prepare for the treatment
  • Hygiene and Professionalism
  • Preparing your work area
  • Your working environment
  • Health & Safety
  • Health & Safety for COSHH Regulations
  • Industry Regulations
  • Professional Ethics
  • Code of practice & Insurance for therapists
  • Data Protection/GDPR/Client Confidentiality
  • Marketing Advice
  • Risk Assessments
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Manual Lymphatic Drainage Massage Techniques & Procedures

FACE TO FACE CLASSROOM COURSE STRUCTURE

Duration: 1 Day Practical in the Classroom (if training with other students)

Home study: 2-day guided learning hours required to be completed before the training day (emailed to you). This allows for an intensive one-day practical study of the routine

Everything you need to learn this treatment is included in this course.

Case Studies: You will be required to submit 6 case studies (2 people x 3 times or 3 people x 2 times) before you receive your certificate (although please note if the tutor feels that you have not reached a competent standard after completing your practical training and case studies then you will be set a reassessment. There is an additional charge for this being £40.00).

 

VIRTUAL CLASSROOM COURSE STRUCTURE

Home study: 2-day guided learning hours required to be completed before the training day (emailed to you). This allows for an intensive one-day Virtual Classroom practical study of the routine via Zoom (A smart phone and ring camera will be needed for Virtual Classroom training)

Case Studies: You will be required to submit 6 case studies (2 people x 3 times or 3 people x 2 times) before you receive your certificate (although please note if the tutor feels that you have not reached a competent standard after completing your practical training and case studies then you will be set a reassessment. There is an additional charge for this being £40.00).

Please read Terms and Conditions before booking or paying for this course

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