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Alex Brooks Bsc. MRCOT

Snr. Occupational Therapist • Dr Vodder MLD / DLT Practitioner 

• Reflexologist & Reflexology Lymphatic Drainage Therapist  •

helping you get from a to b

e)  info@alexbtherapy.co.uk

m)  0776 629 0829

 

 about me 

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I started my therapy journey when I qualified as an Occupational Therapist from Brunel University, in London. I spent the following years working across diverse areas of both physical and mental health, within the private, NHS and social care settings. I developed a passion for fostering relationships with people and guiding them through their recovery journey. I enjoy finding creative, unique and person-centred ways to help someone make improvements to their quality of life and achieve their individual goals.

My specialist area of interest is the treatment and management of oedema (incl. Lymphoedema, Lipo-Lymphoedema and Lipoedema). My practice does however also extend to incl. optimising skin care, wound and scar healing as well as looking to promote people's overall health and well-being.

 

I work with a holistic approach, incorporating all aspects of people’s lives into their therapy. My aim is to tailor each treatment session to a person's specific needs, supporting them to achieve their individual goals both in the short and longer term.

 

 therapies 

 manual lymphatic drainage

(MLD) 

The Dr Vodder technique of MLD is a specialised form of massage, which is very gentle, non-invasive, relaxing and soothing.  

 

MLD can be of benefit to people with lymphoedema, lipoedema, generalised oedema following an acute injury or trauma and those recovering from surgery (eg. cosmetic or orthopaedic)

 

 reflexology lymphatic drainage

(RLD) 

RLD is like Reflexology; however, focuses on working the lymphatic system in order to stimulate and cause a positive effect on its function. 

 

RLD is also a form of massage which people with lymphoedema, lipoedema and cancer can safely receive. 

 

 deep oscillation therapy
(DOT) 

DOT is an internationally patented, evidence based and technology proven form of therapy which can be used in conjunction with MLD and / or massage techniques.

It creates an electrostatic field in the tissues of the body which is gentle and has a deep-acting effect. As it is a non-invasive, gentle and therapeutic modality, it can be used immediately Day 1 post op or with chronic conditions.  

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additional therapies 

 

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