Masso Institute is privileged and delighted to once again present the Lymphoedema Training Academy’s 5-Day Course on Fluoroscopy-Guided Manual Lymphatic Drainage (FG-MLD).
LTA will hold their internationally-recognized training of the Fill & Flush Technique at Masso Institute, presented by LTA’s founder, Jane Wigg (RGN, MSc), and supported by Masso Institute’s own Veronica Yap (RMT).
The 5-Day Course
LTA's Fluoroscopy-Guided MLD course will provide you with a thorough understanding of the anatomy and physiology of the lymphatic system, and enable you to holistically assess and diagnose patients with lymphoedema. You'll be able to design and implement an appropriate research and evidence-based management strategy that's tailored to the patient, and be able to select from a range of therapies and new innovations.
FG-MLD is one of the most researched evidence-based methods of Manual Lymph Drainage. It has proven effectiveness in practice, and enhances the outcome for patients.
We know that the lymphatic system of the body carries substances vital to the body's defenses (white blood cells, for instance), and processes and filters the body's waste products (such as damaged cells and toxins).
Medical or Manual Lymph Drainage (MLD for short) is a gentle technique for massaging and stretching the skin to stimulate the flow of fluid within the lymphatic system.
Fluoroscopy-Guided MLD uses Near Infrared Imaging to visualize the superficial lymphatics in real time. As explained on LTA's website, it allows "mapping of functional lymphatic collectors, the observation of dermal rerouting areas, dermal backflow areas and functional substitution pathways", and also for "the mapping and the identification of the lymphatic system and ensures that the therapist knows the best drainage pathways to be used for the patient."
This is an advanced-level course, and so it's only available to lymphoedema-trained healthcare professionals and MLD therapists.
Successful students will receive a Certificate of Practice confirming they are fully qualified Lymphoedema Training Academy FG-MLD Therapists.
And it's all done within a fun and relaxed environment! For more detail about the course, please visit LTA’s Singapore Fill & Flush course page.
How to Book
Course details are as follows:
|5th–9th July 2019||9:00am–6:30pm daily
(45 hours in total)
(includes all 5 days)
The course will be held at the Serangoon Garden Country Club (close to Masso Institute).
If your place is confirmed, please help us to complete your booking by filling out the application form here. Thanks!
About the LTA
Lymphoedema Training Academy offers the most evidence based training and practice in the field, provided by a team of leading experts with over 250 years of combined experience.
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Jane Wigg (RGN, MSc) is the only authorised trainer of Fluoroscopy Guided Manual Lymphatic Drainage (‘Fill and Flush’) in the UK. To date, Jane’s knowledge and abilities have helped over 450 students successfully complete their MLD training.
Jane has been at the forefront of lymphoedema management for over 20 years, commencing one of the first lymphoedema clinics in the UK. In 2002, Jane also commenced the Lymphoedema Training Academy (LTA), as a means of providing quality education in Manual Lymphatic Drainage and other treatments for therapists. In 2014, LTA introduced Fluoroscopy Guided Manual Lymphatic Drainage (FG-MLD, or the Fill and Flush technique) into the UK and following extensive training and research, she has established the first UK lymphatic mapping clinic for MLD.
For more on Jane, please visit her biography (and the whole team at LTA) at www.lymph.org.uk/meet-the-team.
Of course, you probably know Veron already! But in case you don’t, more info can be found here.