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Workshop Description: From the LTS Clinic of Florida to you, this comprehensive “must have” course introduces professionals to America’s most requested Vodder-style MLD and its historic spread to the U.S. through Robert Lerner, M.D. Examine Lymphatic System A & P in a fun, interactive format. Then, explore pathophysiology and know the indications and contraindications of MLD. Enjoy learning a “hands on” full body basic MLD sequence and time & cost efficient assessments. Conclude the tour with a compression garment & Lymphosize lab experiencing the daily self-care of patients/clients.
Dates: February 9th &10th 2019
Time: 9:00am to 5:00pm both days
Location:Cortiva Institute - Tampa/St. Pete Campus2370 34th St N, St. Petersburg, FL 33713
CE Credits: 14
Instructor: Elisa DiFalco
Elisa DiFalco began working for the famous Dr. Robert Lerner, “Pioneer of Lymphedema Treatment” over a decade ago. Later, she became owner and Clinic Director of the Ft. Lauderdale LTS Clinic which served as the “clinic day” site for 3 MLD certification institutions and honored in The Global Directory of Who’s Who in Business. With over 20,000 treatments to her credit, Elisa recognized the need for specialized MLD studies to meet the expanding MLD market and began the MLD Institute in the clinic.
Today, she brings the clinic to you through continuing education. Since then, Elisa has completed a Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy and has served as educator to Medicare, Humana and sits on the advisory board of medical universities. She has trained elite spas: The Diplomat, The Ritz-Carlton, & The Grove Park Inn, and has been a Keynote Speaker for American Cancer Society. She has educated healthcare professionals through published peer reviewed research, monthly radio broadcasts and a column in Boomer Times & Senior Life and the author of a book.
Today, Elisa enjoys traveling to teach the “latest in lymph” through bi-lingual courses offerings at the MLD Institute and desires to expand the field for patient & therapists alike. Currently, Elisa’s enjoys an exclusive plastic surgery MLD practice with well-known European surgeon, Dr. Bart Rademaker and is completing Ph.d studies. “Education is key to growth. Growth is essential for Life.”
What to Bring: Massage linens