Sharon M. Vogel, CLT, LMT, BCTMB, a Lymphatic Practitioner with National Lymphatic Centers

Get to know Lymphatic Practitioner, Sharon M. Vogel, who serves patients in Downers Grove, Illinois.

A licensed massage therapist and cosmetologist with over 30 years of experience as a lymphatic practitioner in the hospital & health care industry, Sharon is the Founder and Clinic Director of National Lymphatic Centers in Downers Grove, Illinois. She is skilled in Manual Lymphatic Drainage, and works with all types of patients – parents, students, and office personnel to athletes, teachers, and medical providers.

National Lymphatic Centers is the premier post-surgical therapy center serving Chicago, Oakbrook, Burr Ridge, Barrington, Wheaton, Naperville and surrounding areas since 1991. They specialize in myofascial release therapy, craniofacial therapy, therapeutic touch, oncology massage, manual lymphatic drainage and complete decongestive therapy. The practice was voted Best Day Spa from 2003 through 2005.

Educated in the United States, Sharon earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Science from the National University of Health Sciences, Lombard in 2015, and her Master of Science degree in Biomedical Science from Midwestern University, Downers Grove in 2017. 

Recognized as a Certified Lymphedema Therapist (CLT) through the ACOLS Academy of Lymphatic Studies, she is board-certified in Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (BCTMB), which is the highest credential within the massage and bodywork profession. She also holds a certification in JFB MFR John F. Barnes method of Myofascial Release.

Professionally, Sharon is an active member of the Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals, the Lymphatic Education & Research Network – Illinois Chapter (Chair), the National Organization for Rare Disorders, the National Lymphedema Network, the American Lymphedema Framework Project, the Better Business Bureau, and the Pre Med Alumni Association for the National University of Health Sciences.

Among her published articles include (only Oswego online newspaper): Pain relief from inflammation, 3/20/2015; Lymphatic drainage for breast Health, 5/15/2014; Your quickest way to health, 11/2014; The healing power of touch, 11/15/2014; and How to lessen lower back pain, 10/14/2014.

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