09/28-29/2018, King of Prussia - Foundations of MLD Lymph
A comprehensive must-have course for professionals introducing them to the history of MLD and its founder, Dr. Emil Vodder, and subsequent spread to the United States through Dr. Robert Lerner. The Tour continues with an introduction to the Anatomy and Physiology of the Lymph System in a fun and interactive format. The hands-on lab instructs attendees how to perform a 50 minute full body basic protocol. Next, the class will have an overview of pathophysiology, indications, contraindications, assessment tools and conclude the tour with a compression garment lab discussing the latest in lymphwear seen on T.V. and professional athletes.
Date: Friday & Saturday, September 28th and 29th, 2018
Time: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Cortiva Institute - King of Prussia Campus
211 South Gulph Road
King of Prussia, PA 19406
CE Credits: 12
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 durgery 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.”