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Books & Publications


Lymphedema Wellness Manual

A "Whole Health Catalog" for the lymphedema community. Every topic a lymphedema patient or therapist may need to access is included - for a complete and well-researched quick reference, with links and resources that are thorough and documented for follow-up.

Lymphedema: Diagnosis & Therapy

The most extensive text available in English on the subject of lymphedema. Highly recommended for physicians, therapists and medical libraries. Detailed sections on patient evaluation plus descriptions of all types and causes of lymphedema and treatment modalities. Note: This book contains graphic images of severe cases of lymphedema

NEW Lymphedema: An Information Booklet (9th Edition)

This classic NLN educational publication is now in its 9th revised and updated edition. Topics addressed include: What is LE? What are the symptoms? What causes LE? What are the treatments? How does LE cause infection? Risk Reduction, etc.

A 10% discount added to orders of 50 or more. Please email NLN [at] lymphnet [dot] org for more information.


Foeldi's Textbook of Lymphology, 3rd Edition

Compiled by an internationally renowned pioneer in the field of lymphology with contributions from leading experts, this textbook explores all aspects of lymphedema including the causes, diagnoses, prognoses, and treatments for primary and secondary lymphedema. Comprehensive discussions address all the essential topics relevant to lymphology, such as anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology. Therapists will benefit from practical information on clinical findings as well as instructions for performing manual lymph drainage.

The Puzzle: An Inside Glimpse of Lymphedema

A comprehensive book about lymphedema written by those living with the condition day by day. The book is compiled so that people who have been touched by lymphedema can share their stories: their trials and tribulations, their sadness and disappointments, their strength and hopes...

Lymphedema Caregiver's Guide

Caregiver's Guide outlines a systematic approach to determining the patient's care needs, arranging care, and coordinating multiple caregivers.

Dr. Vodder's Manual Lymph Drainage

Written by the world's leading authorities on Dr. Emil Vodder's techniques for Manual Lymph Drainage (MLD), this lavishly illustrated guide provides step-by-step descriptions of how to massage the lymph vessel to stimulate smooth lymphatic flow.


Voices of Lymphedema

Patients, therapists, and doctors share inspiring personal stories, advice on getting a diagnosis and finding treatment, solutions to common problems, practical tips on self-care, activities they enjoy, travel tips, support groups, outreach to the medical community, and issues in treatment coverage and reimbursement.