Lymph Drainage specialist
Petra qualified in Postoperative and Post-Trauma Scar Massage in 2006 then, in 2008
completed her Lymphoedema certification through Klose Training and the Foeldi Clinic. The Foeldi
Clinic in Hinterzarten, Germany is the leading treatment centre for lymphoedema and lipoedema in
In 2011 Petra joined the lymphoedema department in St. George’s Hospital Foundation Trust in
London where the UK’s most complex lymphoedema patients are treated. And during the same year,
introduced and integrated Manual Lymph Drainage to the pre and postoperative care package of
London Bridge Plastic Surgery. This became the first and only plastic surgery clinic in UK to offer MLD
onsite to all their surgical patients.
Petra established her own clinic Medical Therapies in 2015. Based in the London Breast Clinic in
Harley Street, London and The Bridge Clinic, Maidenhead, Berkshire she provided an effective and
efficient comprehensive service for UK and International Lymphoedema and post plastic surgery
Seeing a need for better knowledge amongst therapists working with postop plastic surgery patients
internationally, Petra established the ‘Aftercare Academy’ in 2021.
Petra now lives in La Duquesa and has joined the British Osteopathy Clinic to offer her specialist skills
and treatments to people in the Marbella, Estepona, Soto Grande and Gibraltar areas.