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Learn the unique art of lymphatic drainage massage in this 14 CE hour course! The Lymphatic Drainage Massage home study course will introduce you to the principles and practice of lymphatic drainage massage and related theories. This course will discuss the lymphatic system, edema, and how edema forms in the body. It will outline benefits, indications, and contraindications to lymphatic drainage massage. It will also outline basic massage techniques for performing lymphatic drainage massage and self massage. This course includes both a textbook and a DVD which presents more than 2 hours of techniques. This course is a great addition to any massage therapist's list of services!
This Course Will Present:
Information on the lymphatic system and how it works
Information on edema, lymphedema, and their related causes
The benefits, indications, and contraindications to lymphatic drainage massage
How lymphatic massage is performed and its effects on the body
Basic techniques for performing a full body lymphatic drainage massage
A DVD with more than 2 hours of techniques including a full body session
You Will Receive: Milady's Guide to Lymph Drainage Massage textbook, by Ramona Moody French, Lymphatic Drainage Massage: The Body DVD with Meade Steadman, guide with instructions, exam of 75 questions, course evaluation, certificate of achievement upon completion, and unlimited phone support for any of your questions.
The Center for Massage Therapy Continuing Education, LLC is an Approved Provider through the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB); Approved Provider number 409296-00.
Our continuing education courses are also accepted by the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA), Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals (ABMP), and most state boards.
For more information on individual state requirements and approvals, please visit our Approvals page and click on your state.
Book was informative, I preferred the dvd method of LDM, exam was simple. - Jennifer Raymond
The book was practical and very useful to me. I will refer back to it often. The DVD complemented the course by demonstrating the massage techniques. - Mary Ladd, LMT
The delivery of materials was prompt and the course was helpful to beginning LDM. - Laurie Graves, LMT
I liked the DVD and the text book. It's a modality that I really wanted better information on and I feel like I got that. I've taken other online modality courses that were kind of a total throw away. this one I actually learned something. - Rebecca Swaine, LMT
The information was very useful to my practice. The DVD was greatly supportive to the subject matter, easily understood, and ready to put into action. - Jane Loehle, LMT
It was so clearly put together in order for understanding. - Esmeralda O., LMT
Lymph drainage massage (LDM) is used primarily to reduce and treat:
B. Muscle constriction
C. Trigger points
D. Energy deficiencies
Which of the following is a function of the lymphatic system?
A. Helps balance fluid and distribute immune cells through out the body
B. Rids the tissues of excess proteins and toxins and carries digested fat from the intestines to the blood vessels
C. Helps to repair damage in injured tissues
D. All of the above
Where are the subscapular nodes located?
A. In the center of the axilla
B. Behind the lateral edge of the pectoralis major
C. Just inferior to the clavicle
D. The anterior edge of the latissimus dorsi