Courses in Ireland

Dr Vodder School Ireland (DVSI) MLD Courses

Dr. Vodder School Ireland (DVSI) offers teaching courses at all levels of the Dr Vodder Original Method MLD, see the website for entrance course prerequisites and course details.

Annual hands-on /Reviews / Recertification courses for all levels are also offered.

For a complete listing of all available courses see:

 or contact Meadbh Mac Sweeney directly  at the contact detail below:


Tel:  00 353 86 8048273

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).