Jan Douglass

Jan Douglass is a lymphatic therapist and researcher, dedicated to enabling people to manage their own lymphedema care and treatment. Jan learned kinesiology taping in 2002, so after being treated for breast cancer herself in 2004 was able to manage and resolve many of her own issues with breast and hand lymphedema. Jan is a Dr. Vodder Applied MLD Instructor and an accredited MTC Lymph Taping Instructor.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Course Overview

  • 2

    Module 1: Basic Lymphology

    • Lymphatic Anatomy, Physiology and the Connective Tissue Bath

    • Lymphology self-test quiz

  • 3

    Module 2: Kinesiology Tape

    • History of elastic tapes and taping styles

    • Kinesiology tape - Self-test Quiz

  • 4

    Module 3: Concepts in Lymph Taping

    • Principles of application and effects of Lymph Taping

    • Lymph Taping - Self-test Quiz

  • 5

    Module 4: Research

    • Taping Research

    • Systematic reviews on lymph taping

    • RCTs on taping for BCRL

    • Can tape replace compressions?

    • Case studies

    • Reports on scar taping

    • Taping for Phleboedema

    • Taping for joint replacemenmt

    • Post-surgical taping

  • 6

    Evaluation and Certificate

    • Summary

    • Course evaluation survey