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Dr. Vodder's manual lymph drainage; a practical guide.


Dr. Vodder's manual lymph drainage; a practical guide.

Wittlinger, Hildegard et al.

Thieme Medical Publishers


142 pages




For students, therapists, and practitioners of lymphology, manual medicine, and physical therapy, physiotherapists and lymph drainage instructors Wittlinger (co-founder of the Dr. Vodder School and Wittlinger Therapy Center, Austria) et al. present step-by-step instructions for using Dr. Vodder's Manual Lymph Drainage to massage the lymph vessels to stimulate smooth lymphatic flow. They review basic anatomy and physiology of the circulatory and lymphatic systems, treatment techniques, special techniques for specific body regions, various types of swelling caused by lymphedema, and options to combine other therapies with drainage. Color photos and historical background on the method are included.

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Date:Jun 1, 2011
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