Clinical post-op manual therapy in a sanitary and serene setting

...With 46 years of experience,
29 years of licensure, education and expertise,
we listen to your experiences, and symptoms,
as their reflections help point the way to wellness. 
 
Click below to schedule your first introductory appointment at
 5002 Main Street, Suite A, Downers Grove 
or
3100 Theodore Street, Suite #202 (second floor), Joliet
with Clinic Director and NLC Founder, Sharon M. Vogel,

to receive Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD),

Myofascial Release (JFB MFR), 

RF Fractional, PEMF Machine Lymph Drainage,

or Complete Decongestive Therapy (CDT).

 

 

Plus, you will learn which of our services are right for your condition, receive self-maintenance techniques for home, and receive a customized care plan for better health through lymph services.

 

 

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The Vogel Lymphatic Method
With 29 years of manual therapy through IL state licensure,
we have the caring nature and industry experience to help. 
 
Our Biomedical background, BCTMB National Board Certification, as well as CLT Certified Lymph Therapists have created a unique three-step protocol, The Vogel Lymphatic Method:
 
  • STEP 1
    • John F. Barnes (JFB) Myofascial Release (MFR) to unwind post-surgical scar tissue, fibrotic fascial restrictions, tightness, and more. 
  • STEP 2
    • Manual and/or Machine Lymphatic Drainage (MLD), to drain swelling. A Certified  Lymphedema Therapist (CLT) is Licensed and Certified through their scope of practice to perform this step. Manual and/or Machine Lymphatic Drainage is essential otherwise, cellulitis may occur. Without drainage, the fluid released during Mayofascial Release will essentially be "pushed toward a closed doorway" and accumulate within the body, which causes swelling.
  • STEP 3
    • Lymphatic Massage (MT), to feel better and gain greater mobility. This step is performed by a Licensed Massage Therapist who is trained in Lymphatic Massage.
 
Why the name "National"?
  • Sharon M. Vogel is the NLC Founder, Clinic Director, and a BCTMB. This is a National board Certified Practitioner and is called out of state to assist with challenging cases.
  • The main location is in Downers Grove but developed the name when there was also an office in Arizona, and various offices in Illinois as well as office sharing with other physicians.
  • Vogel was awarded to teach continuing education by the NCBTMB, a National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork.
  • NLC is IL state accredited, staffed with licensed practitioners.
  • Vogel is also fond of the name "National" as she graduated Valedictorian cum laude with a BS-Biomedical from National University of Health Sciences.
  • Sharon Vogel is also very patriotic as she has a geneology of the Daughters of the American Revolution D. A. R. 

Who refers their patients to NLC?

 

Many Plastic Surgeons, Medical Doctors, Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine and some Practitioners from Mayo Clinic refer patients specifically to Sharon Vogel, Licensed and Board Certified, by way of the clinic's reputation by name, trusting patients to usage of their blend of care which has developed over 29+ years.  The specific blend is "The Vogel Method" which is a 3-step process of myofascial release, lymph drainage, and lymph massage.


The manual lymphatic drainage work that the clinic specializes in is endorsed by:

  • American Cancer Society
  • The Academy of Lymphatic Studies
  • Midwest Naturopathic College of Medicine
  • National Cancer Institute

We specialize in care for:

  • Pre/Post Explant Breast Implant Illness (BII)
  • Pre/Post plastic/cosmetic surgery
  • Pre/Post liposuction 
  • Brazil Butt Lift (BBL)
  • Tummy Tuck (TT)
  • Post Lipo 360
  • Mommy Makeover
  • C-Section surgery
  • Oncology complications
  • Lymphedema, AWS Axillary Web Syndrome Cording
  • Stagnant lymphatic system, Congestion
  • and more

Due to:

  • Brain fog
  • Scar tissue
  • Swelling
  • Lymph Node removal
  • Radiation or chemotherapy
  • Sluggish lymphatic system  
  • and more

 

 

 

Referral by Dr S. Billing:

"I have been seeing Sharon for 4 years now and what a difference she has made in my life.  
I had cystic breasts and used to go to see a breast surgeon to have them drained which was painful and caused scar tissue.  
Sharon is able to remove that same fluid without needles and creating scar tissue.  I have since had breast cancer and 3 lymph nodes removed and Sharon has been teaching me how to retrain my body to
get rid of the fluid build up that once my lymph nodes took care of. I can't think of a more qualified person to send anyone to!"  
Dr Sheri Billing, AuD, F-AAA 
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Series of (5), (10 ),or (16):  MANUAL LYMPHATIC DRAINAGE MASSAGE  Photo

Series of (5), (10 ),or (16):  MANUAL LYMPHATIC DRAINAGE MASSAGE 

We offer series of (5) , (10) and (16)  to suit the needs of most clients. The timing and quantity of appointments is specific to any surgeries and any pre existing conditions you may have. Receive the relief that you need with The Vogel Method.  Patients tell us that they have found a profound softening  of hard lumps and bumps, plus alleviated hardness from bloating and fullness with Vogel Method manual lymphatic drainage massage VMLD as soon as their first treatment.   Our practitioner creates a lymphatic flow that continues for 2-3 days on average. Do understand that the swelling returns, but it is like bath water running to cleanse the tissue and help you to heal.  The secret is to continue to receive regular VMLD until you body is back to normal.  After an intake, assessment, evaluation and consult, your practitioner will determine which care plan is best suited for you.  

INTRO FIRST VISIT Photo

INTRO FIRST VISIT

Click here to schedule your INTRO FIRST VISIT with Clinic Director Sharon M Vogel.  This 35 min / $100. or 65 min / $150.  service offers health intake, consultation, assessment, evaluation, plus Manual Lymphatic Drainage Massage to help pre/post surgical patients or to detoxify from from diet, medications, toxins, fats, and alleviate edema of many forms thus helping to alleviate edema, pain, muscle pain of many forms plus encourage immune system.

First Visit.  Manual Lymphatic Drainage of Traditional Dr Vodder, Dr Foldi, Dr Mitchell, and the Vogel Method Photo

First Visit.  Manual Lymphatic Drainage of Traditional Dr Vodder, Dr Foldi, Dr Mitchell, and the Vogel Method

  CLICK HERE TO SCHEDULE Complete Decongestive Therapy through Manual Lymph Drainage by a licensed and nationally certified practitioner, Sharon Vogel, CLT.  Measuring and Bandaging available. Superficial bodywork drains edema and toxins to reduce pain and boost immunity. Living in a hectic, modern world means that we can never escape toxins that bombard us on a daily basis. These toxins accumulate in the body, triggering congestion and inflammation. Therefore, this therapy is highly beneficial for virtually anyone and can help alleviate numerous symptoms. It can also be an excellent supplemental therapy to help optimize any healing protocol you may be already undertaking.      What to expect: Your session begins with a professional HIPPA health intake form, galvanic body/organ scan using the Zyto Balance, then connecting with the Clinic Director for an assessment, evaluation, consultation and palpation to determine what is best for your care plan.    Training: University knowledge Bachelors in Biomedical Science, Many credits in graduate school, CLT, LMT, and trained clinical modalities help to increase flexibility and circulation, alleviate tension, pain, and injuries, and energize your body. May include: Deep Tissue, Trigger Point, JFB MFR   Myofascial Release, Cranial Fascia, Shiatsu, Reflexology, and Manual Lymphatic Drainage, and more.  Prices range  

Sharon M. Vogel, CLT, LMT, LC, BS Biomedical, BCTMB Board Certified Photo

Sharon M. Vogel, CLT, LMT, LC, BS Biomedical, BCTMB Board Certified

Lymphatic PractitionerWith 29 years of experience, I have learned to listen, look, ask, and help piece the mosaic of symptoms into a more clear picture of health.  Your quickest way to health is my focus.  I have current competence in a specialized area of study, inflammation, immune system, nutrition, myofascial release, and manual lymph drainage.  My credentials include Graduate anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, and more, a Bachelors in Biomedical Sciences with an emphasis in the chemistry of Nutrition.  This means that I can help your body function better as I understand the body's functioning systems down to the cellular level.    My continuing education in lymphatics include Midwest Naturopathic School of Medicine, trained Manual Lymph drainage with the Mitchell method, CLT with the ACOLS  & Vodder method of MLD.  I am nationally board certified as therapeutic massage and bodywork and a nationally certified NLN CLT Certified Lymphedema therapist, specializing in Complete Decongestive Therapy for Lymphedema, Lipedema, post-lipo swelling, post-surgical swelling, and Pre/post lymphnodectomy after mastectomy, Breast Implant Illness BII  Pre/Post Explant.   Medical Massage & Craniosacral, Myofascial Release the John Barnes approach, Cranialfascia release with manual lymph drainage for Brain & Body Health.  I have specialized training in cranial lymphedema. Call 630-241-4100 for complimentary phone consultation, initial consultation, first visit, informational group monthly event entitled "Lymphormation Lecture".   What is BodyTherapy? BodyTherapy uses hands-on manipulation to release the body to a dynamic state of health.  It approaches each body in a way that is sensitive to the unique composition and needs of each individual.   Techniques used may include: Therapeutic Touch, Trigger Point Therapies, and Manual Lymphatic Drainage, Myofascial and Cranial Fascia Release, Ohashi Shiatsu and other Therapeutic Massage, Vitaflex, and Reflexology.   Through these therapies, you will experience an increase in flexibility, circulation, and immune function.