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Sylvia Washington

Sylvia Washington


Sylvia Washington 630-896-8321 205 W Galena Blvd Aurora, IL 60506

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About Sylvia

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.

Techniques practiced

  • Cancer/Oncology Massage
  • Energy Work
  • Infant Massage
  • Lymphatic Drainage
  • Myofascial release
  • Other
  • Pediatric Massage
  • Pregnancy Massage
  • Reflexology
  • Thai Massage

Where I practice

  • Day Spa
  • Massage Office
  • Nursing Home/Hospice
  • Therapist’s Private Practice Office
  • Wellness Center

Clients accepted

male, female, children


State license/Certificate: IL 227019525
Experience: 4-10 years

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I do not accept insurance


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500 Davis Street, Suite 900 Evanston, IL 60201 1-877-905-0577 8am–5:30pm CT M–F
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