Clinical Director

Clinical Director, Rebecca Mailloux, is trained in the original method of Manual Lymph Drainage, founded by Drs. Vodder in 1936. Rebecca began practicing lymphatic care as a Physical Therapy Assistant in an industrial rehabilitation clinic and after working with a diverse patient base, developed Mailloux Method Lymph Drainage therapy approach to soft tissue and scar rehabilitation.

She is certified in Edema-Lymphedema Management and Decongestive Compression Physiotherapy as well as a medical/laboratory practice consultant and educator. Rebecca has been providing MMLD since 1995.


Laboratory Medicine

Rebecca served the anatomic pathology laboratory medical community for 20 years, 10 years as COO. She guest lectured at Cuesta College Human Anatomy Lab and was Executive Committee member on the Santa Barbara County Consortium for CME, supporting dermatopathology academic activity on the Central Coast of California. Rebecca also assisted in the manuscript preparation of Morphologic Analysis of Dry Bone Specimens for publication in the International Journal of Paleopathology.

With over 55,000 patient hours and 1M lives touched, Rebecca Mailloux’ dynamic background and commitment to responsible scientific advancement awards a comprehensive approach to humancare.

Additionally, Rebecca and her husband serve as Emergency Medical Technicians in support of Aerial Recovery and their global Humanitarian Special Operator disaster relief efforts – repurposing veterans and first responders to end human trafficking. 

Academic Affiliation

She is a member of the International Society of Cardio-Oncology and served on the Executive Committee for Lymphedema Seminars. In affiliation with the Hearst Cancer Resource CenterCentral Coast Medical Association and the National Lymphedema Network, the committee supports healthcare professionals regarding lymphatic dysfunction and the management of lymphedema.

Rebecca instructed the American Cancer Society/Arroyo Grande Community Hospital outreach training program for the newly diagnosed and presented a lymphatic dysfunction case at the Sixth Annual International National Lymphedema Network Conference.

“To activate the lymphatic system is to activate the fountain of youth.”

Rebecca Mailloux, Clinical Director