HEAL Equine Is Dedicated to Saving Horses with Lymphedema
Equine lymphedema doesn’t have to be a death sentence. It’s not curable but it manageable. Believe…in the Possible!
It Can Be Managed
Professional Guide to Equine Lymphedema was developed to provide professionals a better understanding of the anatomy and physiology of the equine lymphatic system with an emphasis on understanding and causes of chronic progressive lymphedema (CPL) and/or chronic swelling. It also provides insights on health alternatives and environmental factors impacting this condition.
This is a wonderful guide to help you recognize it and know it is manageable! As a professional, you will be able to guide, raise awareness, educate and explain to your client the hands-on skills required and the appropriate tools necessary to manage this misunderstood condition appropriately.
It’s a wonderful opportunity for you to explore the possibility of becoming a certified equine lymphedema therapist. This course is a prerequisite to becoming a Certified Equine Lymphedema Therapist.
HEAL welcomes all equine professionals to participate and enlighten yourself to this condition! The home study course is equivalent to 3 CEU’s.
Professional Guide to Equine Lymphedema was developed to provide professionals a better understanding of the anatomy and physiology of the equine lymphatic system with an emphasis on understanding and causes of chronic progressive lymphedema (CPL) and/or chronic swelling. It also provides insights on health alternatives and environmental factors.
Introduction to Connective Tissue & Equine Lymph System is a 3-hour LIVE webinar and/or a 3-hour home study course on the fundamentals of anatomy and physiology of connective tissue and equine lymph system for any equine practitioner.
- Stand-alone Course: This course provides insight to all equine practitioners of any discipline who desire to expand their knowledge and develop a better understanding of the role connective tissue and the equine lymph system have in maintaining health and how it relates to common equine disorders.
- Prerequisite: Fundamentals of Equine Manual Lymph Drainage
This course is also a prerequisite for any equine practitioner planning to attend the 2-day, in-class Fundamentals of Equine Manual Lymph Drainage. It must be completed PRIOR to attending the class with a passing grade.
This course prepares the practitioner on the significant role of how and why equine manual lymph drainage is so effective.
PREREQUISITE: Introduction to Connective Tissue & Equine Lymph System - See above
Fundamentals of Equine Manual Lymph Drainage 2-Day, Hands-on Session
Equine Manual Lymph Drainage (MLD) is a highly specialized soft and gentle touch modality that facilitates the movement of stagnant trapped lymph and toxins from the body. The focus of this hands-on workshop is the proper application of the 6 strokes and the 3 manual lymph drainage sequences to maximize lymph drainage.
Equine Manual Lymph Practitioner
- Develop specialized skills and knowledge compared to other equine professionals
- Raises awareness and how to manage lymphatic congestion to clients and equine community
- Reduces stress on hands, joints, and body mechanics
- Learn to recognize both visible and invisible lymph congestion
- Integrates equine manual lymph drainage to integrate with your current modality to maximize healing results
- Relaxes and calms the practitioner
Equine Manual Lymph Benefits
It aids in the movement of lymph which reduces visible congestion as a swollen sheath or
extremity as well as the invisible congestion such as laminitis/founder, abscesses, and soft
Equine manual lymph drainage may help prevent or may facilitate the healing of other
common equine disorders such as:
- Sinus conditions
- Clogged eye ducts
- Pre-surgical or post-surgical applications
- Navicular syndrome
- Common lameness example: stone bruise
This modality may be useful when other modalities are contraindicated, such as stall rest.
Certified Equine Lymphedema Therapist Curriculum
THE CELT CURRICULUM WAS BORN OUT OF PASSION, ENGAGEMENT, AND A BELIEF IN THE POSSIBLE!
HEAL believes in transparency and we want you to be prepared to meet the challenges as well as the opportunities.
This presentation is meant to raise awareness and educate you about the impact of this pervasive condition within the equine community and know that there are solutions to managing this condition!
This presentation will address:
We hope you find it informative and share it with other equine enthusiasts! In this small way, you will be part of a solution! How empowering is that! Pass It On!
Each course is a standalone course and has its own CEU’s associated with it.