The Lebed Method

The Lebed Method.

 

Along with the range of decongestive therapy options available, an important component of managing lymphoedema is exercise. Sherry Lebed Davis is an American dancer who developed a movement program to combat complications following breast cancer surgery after she and her mother suffered from lymphoedema. Her program has the input of her two brothers, both doctors, and focuses on movements to open up the lymphatic system and reduce lymphatic fluid build-up through gentle, rhythmic movements and deep breathing.

The Lebed Method is being used globally now and training for instructors is available at their website. We are interested to know if this program is being offered in Australia after a Google search revealed little light on the topic. Read more…