What are the indications for lymphatic treatment?
Sprains / strains
Edema / Tissue congestion
Lymphatic / Venous stasis
What are the absolute contraindications of lymphatic treatment?
What are the relative contraindications for lymphatic treatment?
Fracture / Dislocation
Some circulatory disorders
Patients on anticoagulants
What are the three "fluid pumps" we evaluate in lymphatics?
What are the 5 "principles" of lymphatic diagnosis?
Evaluate central myofascial pathways (Zink's restrictors)
Evaluate fluid pumps
Evaluate for spinal involvement
Evaluate peripheral / regional pathways (lymph nodes)
What are the six regions for palpation of lymph nodes?
What are the four "principles of lymphatic treatment?"
1. Open pathways to remove restriction to flow
2. Maximize diaphragmatic functions
3. Increase pressure differentials (transmit motion)
4. Mobilize targeted tissue fluids