Lipedema Treatment Guide: A Certified Lymphedema Therapist’s advice for her clients with lipedema

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Are you newly diagnosed with lipedema, a painful adipose tissue disorder? Maybe you have had the condition for years and are looking for ideas for self-care from a holistic perspective. In this book you will learn: Treatment goals for lipedema / lipoedema Tips for reducing pain and inflammation How to boost your lymphatic system If you are looking for a research-packed guide to caring for lipedema, read this book! Praise for Lipedema Treatment Guide: Steven Dean, DO, FACP, RPVI, Professor of Clinical Internal Medicine, Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center calls the Lipedema Treatment Guide “incredibly well-written and informative” and has added it to his patient lipedema handout. Jacqui Beutel teaches Decongestive Lymphatic Therapy courses in Australia and New Zealand and gives copies of the Lipedema Treatment Guide to her students.

About the Author

Kathleen Lisson is Board Certified in Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork and is a Certified Lymphedema Therapist (CLT). She owns Solace Massage and Mindfulness and has taught classes at IPSB Massage College in San Diego. Plastic surgeons, chiropractors, naturopaths, acupuncturists and personal trainers refer their clients to Kathleen for Manual Lymphatic Drainage to help post-surgical edema, lymphedema and lipedema. Kathleen holds a Bachelors of Applied Science in Massage Therapy, is an NHI (Natural Healing Institute of Naturopathy) Certified Aromatherapist, a MMI (McLean Meditation Institute) Certified Meditation Teacher and is certified to present Peggy Huddleston’s ‘Prepare for Surgery, Heal Faster’ workshop. She spoke at the 2018 Fat Disorders Resource Society conference and completed the Lymphedema Therapy Advanced and Review class at the Foeldi Clinic in Hinterzarten, Germany. After 14 years in a high-stress career in public relations for the New York State legislature, she began her second career as a massage therapist at the nonprofit Adams Avenue Integrative Health, where she partnered with naturopaths, chiropractors and acupuncturists to provide care to families in the Normal Heights neighborhood in San Diego. She has also volunteered to provide free chair massage to underserved communities in City Heights at Tubman-Chavez Center and the East African Cultural Community Center through the nonprofit Alternative Healing Network. Kathleen is the author of articles published in the Elephant Journal and the Labyrinth Pathways 10th edition. She has been quoted in the Prevention Magazine November 2016 issue and online in Bustle, Consumer Reports, Prevention and Runner’s World. Social Media: