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Licensed Massage Therapist- LMT

Lymphatic Drainage therapist - Vodder technique, MLD-C 

Certified Lymphedema Therapist CLT - ACOLS

 Reiki master & Thai massage practitioner

Greta is a skilful international  Licensed Massage Therapist, ACOLS double certified Lymphatic professional: Certified Lymphedema Therapist (CLT), and Certified Manual Lymphatic Drainage Therapist (MLD-C) - Vodder technique.  She is also an Oncology massage therapist, Thai massage practitioner, and Reiki Master. Originally from Panama, she earned a degree in psychology and is married, with twin boys. Greta has lived and worked in England for over 10 years and has been in the healthcare field since 2005.

Greta specializes in the Lymphatic system and treats patients on a regular basis with 95% of her work providing Postoperative Lymphatic Drainage from Cosmetic procedures such as tummy tuck, liposuction 360, BBL, liposuction on legs, chin liposuction, abdominal Etching, HD liposuction for male and females, Postoperative Bariatric, and reduction of fibrosis. She also helps to decongest swelling from postoperative Oncologic and Orthopedic.  

She provides Manual Lymphatic Drainage for Detox which helps patients to detoxify their bodies from inside out with the gentle yet powerful Vodder technique. She treats patients with autoimmune disease/inflammatory conditions such as Multiple Sclerosis, Fibromyalgia, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Lupus, Lyme disease, Mold toxicity, and Migraine, among others.  

She works on the maintenance phase of the Complete Decongestive Therapy (Swelling) management of primary (congenital) and secondary (cancer-related) lymphedema, through the technique's protocol of Manual Lymphatic Drainage. 

While living in England (2005), she specialized and worked in Holistic Therapies for over 7 years in luxury spas performing Reiki, Aromatherapy, Swedish massage, Hot stone massage, Reflexology, Indian head massage, Thai foot massage, prenatal massage, and the famous "Japanese anti-wrinkle facial massage". She also performed Clinical Massage including sports massage, deep tissue, neuromuscular technique, deep tissue, and myofascial release. She worked in the wellness field in Panama and had her own Wellness practice in England called Seventh Heaven Therapies.

Greta is professionally trained in Thai  Massage and delivers effective yoga stretches and manipulates a number of major energy pathways by pressing on defined points along the Sen lines. Thai massage is an excellent addition to her Eastern skills as she always aims to help clients to reduce pain, get more flexible, and open the flow of energy.

Greta frequently participates in continuing education in her Clinical/Orthopedic specialization and keeps up to date by taking medical training in the Lymphatic system field, which allows her to have a much higher skill level of expertise to help her patients to reduce swelling, pain and gain range of motion through the orthopedic massage or by reducing the lymphatic fluid or edemas, delivering the right and skilled manual Vodder techniques.

Greta's approach to her bodywork is unique and highly effective because she uses advanced techniques and a broad repertoire of effective Eastern and Western Therapies & Techniques.  Each massage is completely customized to meet the individual's needs and preferences.  
 

Greta is looking forward to welcoming you and helping you with your wellness goals and reaching your full potential and health.



Massage therapy Continuing Education and Specializations


Double Certified Manual Lymphatic Drainage Therapist & Complete Decongestive Therapy Specialization:

Certified Lymphedema Therapist - CLT

  • Edema Bootcamp. June 2022. 

  • Treatment of Cancer Patients with Lymphedema (2022 ongoing training)
  • 135 hours Certification Program for Complete Decongestive Therapy for Lymphedema management.  Academy of Lymphatic Studies, 2021.
  • Swelling, Edema, and Lymphedema: Manual Treatments for Lymphedema. Summit Professional Education. Provider Lisa Sylvestry MSPT. May 2021.
  • Swelling, Edema, and Lymphedema. Management for Oncology Patients. Summit Professional Education. Provider Lisa Sylvestry MSPT. May 2021.
  • Phases and Components of Complete Decongestive Therapy, Academy of Lymphatic Studies. April 2021


Certified Lymphatic Drainage Therapist MLD-C -Vodder Technique

  • 40 hours Certification in Manual Lymph Drainage (Vodder Technique), Academy of Lymphatic Studies, 2020
  • Lymph Drainage Massage After Reconstructive Surgery. NCBTMB - Provider Kathleen Lisson. 2020
  • Plastic Surgery Recovery and Fibrosis massage, NCBTMB - Provider Kathleen Lisson. 2020
  • Facial Lymphatic Massage, Cotswold Academy, Provider Jenny Lingley, September 2008, England, UK

Oncology Massage Specialization

    Specialized training in Oncology Massage recognized by Society for Oncology Massage (S4OM) including hands-on experience.
  • Axillary Web Syndrome. Exercise and stretching techniques on patients with AWS. klose academy. January 2022 USA. 
    Oncology Massage essentials-Hands on training. Oncology Massage of the Carolinas, June 2021
  • Swelling, Edema, and Lymphedema. Management for Oncology Patients. Summit Professional Education. Provider Lisa Sylvestry MSPT. May 2021.
  • Managing Edema and Lymphedema: Manual Treatments for Lymphedema. Summit Professional Education. Provider Lisa Sylvestry MSPT. May 2021.
  • Showing up at the end of life, Healwell NCBTMB. April 2021
  • Meet Cancer: An Introduction to the Physiopathology of Cancer. Healwell NCBTMB. April 2021
  • Diagnostic Tools and Medical Devices. Healwell NCBTMB. March 2021
  • Metastasis and Massage. Healwell NCBTMB. March 2021
  • Treatment for Cancer: Surgery, Healwell NCBTMB. January 2021
  • Treatment for Cancer: Biologic and Immunotherapies, Healwell NCBTMB. January 2021
  • Treatments for Cancer: Radiation, Healwell NCBTMB. January 2021
  • Treatments for Cancer: Chemotherapy, Healwell NCBTMB. January 2021
  • Killer MTs: What You Don't Know About Cancer Can Be Dangerous, Healwell NCBTMB. January 2021
  • The Lymphatic System Part Three. Healwell NCBTMB. January 2021
  • The Lymphatic System Part Two: Function and Dysfunction, Healwell NCBTMB. January 2021
  • The Lymphatic System Part One. Healwell NCBTMB. January 2021
  • Beginning of the Flow, Healwell NCBTMB. January 2021
  • Reconstructive Surgeries for Cancer. Healwell NCBTMB. January 2021
  • The Walton Pressure Scale. Healwell NCBTMB. January 2021
  • Introduction to Oncology Massage: Part 2 Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals. January 2021
  • Introduction to Oncology Massage: Part 1 Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals. January 2021


Clinical-Orthopedic Specialization

  • Axillary Web Syndrome. Exercise and stretching techniques on patients with AWS. klose academy. January 2022 USA.
    Assessing and treating tennis Elbow and Golfer's Elbow. Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals. March 2021, USA
  • Working with MIGRAINES, Advance Training, December 2020, USA
  • Orthopedic Massage for the shoulder, Academy of Clinical massage, July 2020, USA
  • Connecting with Spirituality and Community during the COVID-19, Stanford Medicine, July 2020, USA
  • Coagulation and Clotting Conundrums in COVID-19 (webinar) Stanford Medicine, July 2020. USA
  • Orthopedic Massage for the Lumbar & Thoracic Region, Academy of Clinical massage, February 2020, USA
  • Migraine, Advanced Myofascial techniques. Advanced Training, June 2020. USA
  • Musculoskeletal Primer for the Non-Orthopaedists, Stanford University School of medicine, June 2020. USA
  • Introduction to Massage Cupping and Vacuum Manual Therapy, June 2020, USA
  • Myofascial release for Shoulder Restrictions "Myofascial Techniques Series", Advanced Trainings, June 2020, USA
  • The Challenge of Upper Extremity Overuse Disorders, August 2019, USA
  • Orthopedic Massage for the Knee & Thigh, Academy of Clinical massage, December 2019
  • Assessment Skills Fundamentals, Academy of Clinical massage, October 2019, USA
  • Orthopedic Massage- Upper Body, Academy of Clinical massage, September 2019- the USA
  • Specialty Certificate in Clinical Rehabilitative Massage, NCBTMB & Academy of Clinical Massage 2019-21, USA
  • Intelligent Deep-Tissue Massage: Part 1- Body Mechanics, August 2019, USA
  • A Detailed Approach to Low-Back Pain, August 2019, USA
  • Advanced Deep Tissue Muscular Therapy Techniques: Shoulder and Knee, July 2019-England, UK
  • Trigger Point Therapy, Elysium Massage Therapy & Training. February 2012 England, UK
  • Neuromuscular Techniques, Elysium Massage Therapy & Training. October 2008 England, UK
  • Deep Tissue massage certificate Cotswold Academy, October 2007 Cirencester, England, UK


Thai Massage Complete Certification

  • Thai Massage Therapy International Certification, Provider Shama Kern- Thai Healing Massage Academy, March 2021
  • Thai Yoga Bodywork- Table Thai, NCBTMB - Provider Michael Sitzer October 2020
  • Foot Reflexology 1 & 2: Benefits, Philosophy, and the 34 Points, June 2020
  • Thai foot massage Practitioner's Diploma. Provider Clare Gladden- The Guild of Holistic Therapists. October 2008, England, UK

Holistic Therapies Specialization

  • Holistic Image Consultant, Diploma BSY GROUP, 2/14/2018. England, UK
  • Indian Head Massage Certificate BABTAC 07/07/2007 Cotswold Academy- England, UK
  • Reiki Master Usui Shiki Ryoho. Cotswold Academy, 2007-2012 England, The UK.
  • Hot Stone Massage, Practitioner level. 2007 Body Care Massages, 2007 -England UK
  • Reflexology, level 3 Diploma VTCT, 296 hrs. Cirencester College. 2007-08 England
  • Aromatherapy Level 3 Diploma VTCT, 296 hrs. Cirencester College, 2006-07-England
  • Diploma Health Safety, Security and Employment Standards Level 3 -296Hrs. Cirencester College, 2006-07, England, UK. 
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