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Navigating the Medical Publishing Maze - How we Published our Long-COVID Case Report

Jan 16, 2024

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Case reports

Navigating the Medical Publishing Maze - How we Published our Long-COVID Case Report

Ask any Lymphatic Therapist where you can find research articles on any of the hundreds of conditions that benefit from MLD, and they...

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Lymphatic pathways, mapping your dynamic immune highway.

Jan Douglass

Sep 30, 2023

5

min

Lymphology

Lymphatic pathways, mapping your dynamic immune highway.

In 30+ years of teaching lymphology, the topic most students struggle with in the beginning is the lymph pathways.

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Lymphoscintigraphy guided MLD

Jan Douglass

Jul 11, 2023

4

min

Lymphology

Lymphoscintigraphy guided MLD

It's exciting how much imaging is going on in the lymph system these days! And with this paper on lymphoscintigraphy guided MLD (1) I can...

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Does MLD make everything better?

Kim Bolto

Mar 26, 2023

5

min

Case reports

Does MLD make everything better?

Well obviously, not EVERYTHING, but ask that question of the client at the centre of this case study and they would give you a big "YES"...

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Why MLD should be started as early as possible.

Jan Douglass

Nov 9, 2022

5

min

Tissue pathology

Why MLD should be started as early as possible.

There's nothing quite so satisfying as reading a well written paper which summarises everything interesting that we know about the lymph...

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What is the best measure for lymphoedema?

Jan Douglass

Jun 24, 2022

5

min

Treatment options

What is the best measure for lymphoedema?

There has been a lot of discussion lately around systematic reviews and RCTs on the effectiveness of MLD in our treatment mix. Measuring...

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How to write a case study and why we need them

Jan Douglass

Apr 7, 2022

2

min

Treatment options

How to write a case study and why we need them

Randomised controlled trials are not suited to assessing the effectiveness of treatments for lymphoedema and other choric diseases.

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Viewing fad diets through a lymphatic lens, & why I dislike 'Keto'

Jan Douglass

Jan 1, 2022

5

min

Self-care

Viewing fad diets through a lymphatic lens, & why I dislike 'Keto'

... not surprising when you consider the strong links between lymphatic disease and fat disorders, they are reciprocal risk factors for each

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My 10 favourite facts about MLD

Jan Douglass

Oct 17, 2021

5

min

Vodder MLD

My 10 favourite facts about MLD

One of the things I love about teaching MLD is the ability to combine the hard science behind the Vodder techniques, with my years of...

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Why Elastic Tape Is a Game Changer for Phase 2 Lymphoedema Management

Jan Douglass

Dec 12, 2023

8

min

Lymph Taping

Why Elastic Tape Is a Game Changer for Phase 2 Lymphoedema Management

The populatory of elastic taping among athletes and health professionals is visible across our sporting screens, and the use of elastic tape

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MLD & the mechanics of skin-health

Jan Douglass

Sep 12, 2023

3

min

Vodder MLD

MLD & the mechanics of skin-health

Skin, not just our largest organ- The external layer that can be seen by others, our protective layer keeping out invaders that can't be...

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Revival of the World's Best Kept Beauty Secret

Jan Douglass

May 17, 2023

3

min

Medical Aesthetics

Revival of the World's Best Kept Beauty Secret

From top models before a photo shoot, to body builders preparing for a competition, lymphatic therapies are enjoying a resurgence in...

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Frozen shoulder - pain free in two treatments with Applied MLD.

Kim Bolto

Mar 10, 2023

3

min

Case reports

Frozen shoulder - pain free in two treatments with Applied MLD.

Adhesive capsulitis, also known as frozen shoulder, is a condition characterized by pain and restricted range of motion at the shoulder...

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5 Reasons why you need Applied MLD

Jan Douglass

Sep 4, 2022

4

min

Vodder MLD

5 Reasons why you need Applied MLD

Whether it's long-COVID brain fog, frozen shoulder, or long-term inflammatory disease, Applied MLD offers a lymphatic approach to treatment.

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Stretching helps resolve acute inflammation and reduce pain.

Jan Douglass

Jun 8, 2022

2

min

Tissue pathology

Stretching helps resolve acute inflammation and reduce pain.

Research on the effect of gently stretching rats during acute tissue healing offers some interesting insights for us humans. Gentle...

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LKN Foundation launches during #LymphoedemaAwarenessMonth

Jan Douglass

Mar 12, 2022

7

min

Tropical oedemas

LKN Foundation launches during #LymphoedemaAwarenessMonth

If you dream long enough, hold your dream against the doubters, disappointments and rejections, then miracles can happen, and on World...

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#AppliedMLD, it's more than just lymphoedema

Jan Douglass

Dec 1, 2021

3

min

Vodder MLD

#AppliedMLD, it's more than just lymphoedema

Anyone seeking specialist lymphoedema care will naturally expect their therapist to focus treatment on the lymphoedema, but both Vodder...

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MLD and dementia, one OT's experience. by Delbar Mehta.

Jan Douglass

Nov 14, 2023

5

min

Case reports

MLD and dementia, one OT's experience. by Delbar Mehta.

The human lymphatic system plays a crucial role in the daily clearance of metabolic waste products and toxins from the brain, including...

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Stretching, lymph-angiogenesis and MLD

Jan Douglass

Aug 16, 2023

3

min

Lymphology

Stretching, lymph-angiogenesis and MLD

Everything is connected.... Last year I wrote on how gentle stretching promotes healing by influencing immune elements present in the...

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From Manila to Perth and Back

Jan Douglass

Apr 1, 2023

3

min

Scholarships

From Manila to Perth and Back

When Adrian Lim saw a young Filipina discharged by a local hospital without proper treatment and management for filarisis-realted...

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Critical appraisal skills - the missing link for Therapists

Jan Douglass

Jan 8, 2023

5

min

Research

Critical appraisal skills - the missing link for Therapists

The demand for level 1 studies is largely driven by academic needs, rather than tangible, clinically relevant outcomes.

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Measuring clinically relevant outcomes

Jan Douglass

Jun 25, 2022

3

min

Treatment options

Measuring clinically relevant outcomes

An easy - and free - way for therapists to assess clinical progress is to use an analogue scale. This can be a numeric scale such as the...

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Lymphoedema and the Roadmap to 2030

Jan Douglass

May 9, 2022

5

min

Tropical oedemas

Lymphoedema and the Roadmap to 2030

We are living in the global age, politically, economically and socially. The call to Think globally and act locally has never been so...

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Brain inflammation and neurodegenerative diseases. Can MLD prevent progression?

Jan Douglass

Feb 11, 2022

3

min

Research

Brain inflammation and neurodegenerative diseases. Can MLD prevent progression?

Cerebral spinal fluid (CFS) is sometimes referred to as a 3rd circulation system, functioning as the lymphatic equivalent to clear wastes...

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Another disappointing SR that fails to tell us anything new 😖

Jan Douglass

Nov 11, 2021

3

min

Research

Another disappointing SR that fails to tell us anything new 😖

Systematic reviews are an academic exercise to ‘systemically review’ the existing literature on a particular research question. They are ...

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