Hard to believe its been more than a year since my last blog, and by coincidence the same client has inspired me to write again. Although I'm spoilt for choice with so many wonderful and diverse case studies sent in by others following the RLD training course. Thank you everyone for sharing.
The client, (see last blog), first had RLD in December 2014, and continues to come for regular monthly sessions. There have been some gaps of 6-8 weeks between appointments, due to holidays etc. To date a total of 30 treatments, all measured with no adaptations to the original protocol have been received.
During this 22 month period the swelling has reduced, neck and shoulder pain has gone and quality of life improved. At first the pain woke her at night and every morning. It was the first thing she thought about each day and was a constant reminder. Delighted to say, this is no longer the case. Clothes she hadn't worn because of the swelling, included a favourite coat and blouse, fit once again, and have done for a while. With more confidence she joined a gym,
Reflexology Lymph Drainage
RLD is a reflexology technique which stimulates specific lymphatic reflexes on the feet. Developed & researched by Sally Kay to help with the management of secondary lymphoedema in patients affected by treatment for breast cancer. Further research into RLD is planned and training days are available for reflexology practitioners.