MLD Ireland Limited ‘Trade Room’

MLD Ireland are delighted to announce the launch of our Trade Room on: Sunday 1st March, 2015 11.00am-3.00pm The Merrion Suite Morans Red Cow Hotel Naas Road Dublin 22   to celebrate the start of National Lymphoedema Awareness Month 2015. All are welcome to come along and view the best companies in Ireland supplying compression … Read more

An excellent article from the Women’s Health and Education Centre (WHEC)

Breast Cancer Surgical Treatment Complications & Lymphedema WHEC Practice Bulletin and Clinical Management Guidelines for healthcare providers. Educational grant provided by Women’s Health and Education Center (WHEC). Complications after any operation can be minimized with thorough preoperative evaluation, meticulous technique, hemostasis, and wound closure. In addition to the standard oncologic evaluation, preoperative evaluation includes assessment … Read more

National Lymphoedema Awareness Month – MARCH 2015

MLD Ireland, the professional association of Manual Lymph Drainage Therapists in Ireland is delighted to support National Lymphoedema Awareness Month. Since 1997, MLD Ireland has worked in partnership with both statutory and voluntary organisations, to raise awareness of both primary and secondary Lymphoedema and as part of our commitment to National Lymphoedema Awareness Month, many … Read more

Efficacy of Manual Lymph Drainage in preventing Secondary Lymphedema following Breast Cancer Surgery

Efficacy of Manual Lymph Drainage in preventing Secondary Lymphedema following Breast Cancer Surgery The results reported in a recent study published in the Journal of Lymphology1emphasized the significant effect of Manual Lymph Drainage (MLD) in preventing the onset of secondary lymphedema of the upper extremity on the operated side following breast cancer surgery. The study showed … Read more

Lymphoedema Ireland Open Day 2013

LYMPHOEDEMA IRELAND Providing information and support for people with Lymphoedema     Open Day 19th October 2013 Lymphoedema Ireland Open Day Saturday, 19th October Education Centre, St Luke’s Hospital, Rathgar, Dublin 6.   Agenda for Open Day   Registration and Coffee                                           10.00-10.30   Nina Murray, Chairperson Aims and objectives of Lymphoedema Ireland        10.30-11.30 … Read more

Other Unproven Modalities of Lymphoedema treatment

This past year, we had quite a discussion on a newer type of experimental treatment for lymphedema, so I have included two pages of related information, These two treatments are lymph node transplant and lymph vessel transplant. In truth, the concept is not new and I found an article first published in 1981 proposing lymph … Read more

Dr Vodder Therapy News

Here is a great opportunity to catch up with news on MLD and this issue has excellent images on CDT hand bandaging! Just click on the this link.. Therapy News Feb 2013