Courses in Ireland

Manual Lymph Drainage Therapy 2 & 3. Certified Training and Tuition in Manual Lymphatic Drainage (Dr. Vodder Method)

TLCMasterLogoSmallmld-tlc-logo (2)THERAPY 2 & 3 -Qualifying with Therapy 2 and 3 certifies you to work with patients with compromised or interrupted  lymphatic systems, to treat patients with lymphoedema and other lymphatic related pathologies. New techniques are taught as the normal flow of lymph is redirected to accomadate backups or occlusions within the lymphatic system.    The practical sessions of this course include special techniques for the joints, the head (including intra oral) and deep abdominal work. They introduce the student to therapeutic applications. A review of all Therapy 1 techniques and sequences is given. In the theory sessions advanced theory and current research is discussed as well as a review of basic & level I theory. An oral, written and practical exam is given on the last day to test the student’s competence in basic techniques and theory. 40 hours (Practical 32hrs , Theory 8 hrs) - Exam in both theory and practical work at end of module. This is the only validated course run in Ireland to teach the Dr Vodder Method of Manual Lymph Drainage (MLD).


OCTOBER 2015 - Monday 26th October 2015 - Friday 30th October 2015 (Inclusive).

NOVEMBER 2015 - Monday 2nd November 2015 - Friday 6th November 2015 (Inclusive).


Contact: The Lymph Clinic, Cork Clinic, Western Road, Cork. Tel: Day-(021) 4347351 Evening-(086) 8048273. Email:

Medical Sciences Building, University College Cork (UCC)

Courses Abroad

Dr Vodder School North America MLD Courses

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Please see the Dr. Vodder School website for a complete listing of all available classes in Canada, U.S.A., Australia, Singapore, and other countries. Advanced classes offerred by Dr. Vodder School are as follows: Reviews (Advanced Courses), Marnitz, KinesoTaping, and Advanced Bandageing Classes. See "Class Schedule" after clicking on the Icon below.

Germany Földi Courses

This course is open to physicians, nurses, physiotherapists and massage therapists. Practical and written examinations are held at the end of the course.

This English-speaking MLD/CDT certification training will be held at the Földi Klinik in Hinterzarten, Germany and is available to healthcare professionals from around the World. Among other topics, this course will cover the anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology of the lymphatic system, basic techniques and sequences of MLD (Vodder technique), indications and contraindications of MLD and CDT, treatment sequences for primary and secondary lymphoedema, lymphoedema bandaging techniques for upper and lower extremities, remedial lymphoedema exercises, hygienic skin and nail care for lympoedema, measuring and fitting techniques for lymphoedema support garments, patient evaluation and weekly measuring (circumference and volume), home maintenance and self-treatment for lymphoedema.

Classes are offered in collaboration with Klose Training and Consulting of Red Bank, New Jersey, USA. This company will be dealing with the administration (course material, registration, payment etc). The classes will take place in Hinterzarten. MLD/CDT courses are also available with Klose/Norton throughout the USA. For course details contact:

Klose Training and Consulting
110 Highway 35
Red Bank
NJ 07701 USA
Tel: +732 530 7888 Fax: +732 530 2802


Földi Klinik, Hinterzarten, Germany

MLD UK Courses


MLD UK are an association of Manual Lymphatic Drainage practitioners, from different professional backgrounds. MLD UK promote the development of Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD) within the United Kingdom. A list of courses held in the UK can be found by visiting the MLD UK website.

UK & Ireland Leduc Courses

Courses are offered in lymphoedema management, which includes manual lymphatic drainage, compression banadaging and other aspects of lymphoedema care.

Open only to Doctors, Nurses, and Physiotherapists

For further information on course information, please contact:

Deborah Fernandes

Suite 2

Cubes 3

Beacon South Quarter


Dublin 18

tel: 01 293 2969



UK Casley-Smith Courses

There are a number of UK based courses in the Casley Smith Method of MLD. Courses are available as accredited and non-accredited programmes of study and are delivered in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. The courses are a minimum of ten days and are available to health care practitioners and fully qualified Vodder therapists who have successfully completed training in the treatment of people with mild and uncomplicated oedema (British Lymphology Society 1999).