Introduction

 In 1936 Dr Emil and Estrid Vodder presented, in Paris, the Manual Lymphatic Drainage for the first time, which was received with great interest, at first by the medical professionals, then adopted by Estheticians, Massage therapists, Physiotherapists in 1957; and as of today, is recognized by many professionals all over the world.

Manual Lymphatic Drainage according to Dr. Vodder is characterized by massage with slow rotating and careful pumping movements of the hand and thumb, stimulating lymph circulation through the organism.