Sylvia Hood Washington, PhD, ND, MPH, CLT-LANA, HTCP, LMT is an interdisciplinary trained Certified Lymphatic Therapist and complementary alternative healthcare practitioner. Born with congenital lymphedema she is dedicated to working with patients suffering from lymphedema, chronic edema and those with compromised immune systems.
She also uses green complementary and alternative medicine to support environmentally sensitive populations (e.g. asthma, bronchitis, lupus and COPD). Dr. Washington is an epidemiologist (MPH), a Healing Touch Certified Practitioner (HTCP)and formally trained as a Naturopath with a Doctorate in Naturopathy (ND), Certified Lymphatic Therapist through the Lymphatic Association of North America (CLT-LANA).
Services offered at are Manual Lymphatic Drainage(MLD-Vodder) and Decongestive Therapy (Wrapping and Compression), Lymphatic Energy Drainage (HTCP) and Naturopathic Coaching and Counseling.
As a formally trained Prenatal and Postpartum Doula, Dr. Sylvia offers prenatal and postnatal massage (LMT) for moms experiencing pain, edema and congestion.
She operates out of a environmentally healthy building, The Green Buddha Sustainability Center, that is a registered LEED Gold building project. The historic building was renovated to promote the environmental and public health of both its clients and workers.
A perscripton for lymphatic therapy from MD, DO, Chiropractors or Podiatrist is required prior to treatment.