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Lymphatic Drainage Techniques

This is a extremely useful technique for Massage &/or Sports Massage Therapists alike.

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About this Course

Lymphatic Drainage Techniques

This is a extremely useful technique for Massage &/or Sports Massage Therapists to help broaden their knowledge.

Lymphatic Drainage Techniques improve the flow and natural drainage of lymph from the tissues via the lymphatic system.  You will gain an in-depth understanding of the structure of the lymphatic system, the direction of lymphatic flow in the body, the benefits and contraindications of treatment, a range of techniques covering the whole body to encourage the flow of lymph and learning about lymphodema.

Course Duration

1 Day

Entry Requirements

Open to all therapists with an approved Level 3+ body massage certificate (i.e. Swedish, holistic, aromatherapy or sports massage) with Anatomy & Physiology component.

Full list of approved qualifications can be found here:

Course Audience

All Level 3+ Qualified Massage Therapists, Physiotherapists, Osteopaths, Chiropractors etc.


Holiday Inn Express, Lakeside Drive, Newport, NP10 8BB

Enrollment & Tuition


Points Awarded

5 CPD Points


Course Delivery: This is a blended learning course with pre-course theory to be completed at home prior to the course day. The course theory lesson & course notes will be provided to you  1 week before the course date.  This allows the training day to be focused on hands-on learning and practical skills.

Lymphatic Drainage Techniques are gentle massage strokes which promote the flow of lymph through the body.  These techniques are gentle on the practitioner’s body and enable you to tackle acute and chronic conditions more confidently.

You will learn:

  • What lymph is.
  • In depth anatomy and physiology of the lymphatic system.
  • What lymphatic techniques are.
  • The therapeutic effects of lymphatic drainage.
  • The mechanisms of lymphatic techniques.
  • Contraindications to treatment.
  • A range of lymphatic drainage techniques covering the whole body.
This course is awaiting accreditation by the FHT.

Course fees are not refundable but with adequate notice may be transferrable.  See our terms and conditions for more information.

Course Tutors

Sue Croft

 I am Sue Croft. I have been a registered Osteopath for 20 years. I ran my own practice for 15 years in London. In 2018 I moved to Swansea to work full time as a lecturer in osteopathy. I teach both Anatomy & Physiology, practical skills and lead the Biomechanics module. Outside of Osteopathy I am an English Channel swimmer and spend a lot of time swimming in the sea. Because of my background in endurance sports, I am an Injury prevention coach and have coached at various training camps around the world. I work very much on a stop problems happening in the first place.

What Our Graduates Have To Say

"Really enjoyed the course..Sue was great, really knowledgeable and informative, and made the day really enjoyable. Really lucky to be in with a great bunch of ladies too! Will definitely book more courses with Sue!"
"Wow sue was amazing, really connected with the group and had lots of knowledge! I really enjoyed the course, I learnt more then I expected! And walked away with lots of tools. Sue was lovely I want to do more courses with her next year x" Melissa C 2021
"It was a great course, sue was very knowledgeable, personable and eager to help. I enjoyed having the theory via zoom beforehand as it meant we could really concentrate on the practical. Another great course provided by Teach Therapy." Karen H 2021
"Sue's teaching was clear, accessible and thorough. She was encouraging and instilled confidence. She brought humour and a lightness of touch, as well as  evidence of vast experience to the training. I loved both theory and practice elements and would do future courses and workshops with Sue" Caroline M 2021
"Really useful techniques to work along with sports massage"
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