We are frequently investing in more exciting developments in the world of Lymphatics and Adipose Fat disorders including Vascular/arterial diagnostics, Hypermobility related illnesses & Gut Microbiome. Keep popping back here to see updates. Thank you!
WORLD LYMPHOEDEMA DAY 6TH MARCH 2023
LYMPHOEDEMA AWARENESS WEEK
6th - 10th MARCH 2023
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About The Lighter Touch....
Karen Cooper has been a Health Practitioner since 1995.
Qualified in Aromatherapy & Therapeutic Massage, followed by Manual Lymph Drainage & Multi-layer & Two layer Compression Bandaging at the Dr. Vodder School in Austria in 2000.
This was recognised by the NHS as a valuable treatment and so Karen became the sole NHS Lymphoedema Practioner in Worcestershire for many years. Now working with NHS patients, privately funded and BUPA registered patients. She is currently a full DLT/CDT member of MLD UK and the British Lymphology Society (BLS) & Lipoedema UK.
In 2004 she trained in Colon Hydrotherapy and is a member of the Colonic Association (ARCH) and CNHC (Complementary & Naturopathic Heatlhcare Council) and FHT (Federation of Holistic Therapies).
She is trained to use Photobiomodulation, Low Level Laser, Deep Oscillation, Kinesiotaping, Sports Massage & Injury, Hopi Ear Candling and Bowen Technique.
Always ahead of new developments, in 2019 Karen trained and qualified in Fluoroscopy Guided Medical Lymph Drainage (FG MLD) This is the most exciting changes in Lymphoedema management in 20 years.
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More recently Karen has been involved in an exclusive new training course for the diagnostics and full management of LIPOEDEMA. This is the first time this course has ever been run and involved a plethera of world renound international professors, consultants and doctors. Our knowledge and understanding is ever expanding which can only lead to better treatment practices.
At The Lighter Touch we also offer Ultrasound Therapy, Full Doppler and ABPI Assessments for Vasular Health and Intermittent Pheumatic Compression Therapy.
Here at the Lighter Touch we can help you take control of your health. We feel that by empowering you with knowledge and giving you the appropriate treatment plan you can feel good about your self and live the life you want to live.
Working closley with The Malvern Surgeries Podiatry Clinic and Senior Podiatrist David Williams, together we can assess Circulatory Complications, Complex and Chronic Oedema, Diabetic complications and a whole array of Dermatogical Conditions to name a few.
We are situated in Great Malvern with a spectacular vista and offer treatments in
DECONGESTIVE LYMPHOEDEMA TREATMENT (DLT)
INJURY PREVENTION & MANAGEMENT
PHOTOBIOMODULATION / LOW LEVEL LASER TREATMENT
Our services are designed not simply to provide therapeutic healing but also to deliver preventative measures to maintain your wellbeing and increase your performance levels.