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Tamryn Vivian

FG-MLD Course

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Lymphoedema Training Academy offers the most evidence based training & practice in the field, provided by a team of leading

experts with over 250 years collaborative experience, you can be sure to receive Tomorrows Lymphoedema Training, TODAY’.

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After the successful introduction of the Fill and Flushtechnique, we are pleased to announce we will be offering a 5 day FGMLD course in March 2019, to coincide with the LAOSA Annual Conference 2019, in Cape Town.

Presented by

Jane Wigg & Candice Kuschke

5 day FGMLD (‘Fill and Flush’)

12th, 13th, 14th March 2019 and 17th (½ day), 18th March 2019

+ ½ day online training.

Open to fully trained MLD and Lymphoedema therapists

Venue: TBC, Cape Town, South Africa.


Lymphoedema Certification Course

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Lymphatic Education Africa is hosting a lymphoedema certification course for 2019.

The main objectives of the course are to empower therapists to confidently treat oedema realted conditions. The course comprises of online training of 45 hours(powerpoints, readings, handouts and online test as well a 2 practical sessions of 5 days each. Please allow 1-2 months to complete your online work before the practical sessions begin.


Part 1: 4-8 March 2019

Part 2: 8-12 April 2019


Part 1: 6-10 May 2019

Part 2: 3-7 June 2019


Part 1: 2-6 September 2019

Part 2: 7-11 October 2019

Early Bird Registration: R 20 000 ex vat until 20 December 2018

Registration: R 25 000 ex vat until 20 February 2019

contact for further queries


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Join LAOSA as we host the 7th Annual Lymphatic Conference in Cape Town.

The line up of speakers is top notch, with International speakers and cutting edge research and knowledge being shared.

Venue to be confirmed and programme will be out shortly but SAVE THE DATES!

15 and 16 March 2019

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WHASA National Conference

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25 – 27 October 2018

The biannual WHASA congress will take place this year in 31 Brickfield Road, Cape Town at the Double Tree by Hilton Hotel from Thursday evening the 25th October to Saturday afternoon the 27th October 2018.

Registration opened on 23rd July with an early bird special running until 10th September – Click here to register.

Paid up WHASA members receive a reduced rate which equates to your annual membership fee. Click here to apply to become a WHASA member.

Sponsors are encouraged to secure one of three package types as soon as possible.


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The Lymphatic System Demystified

Knowledge is POWER and community is STRENGTH

Join us at the Lymphatic Therapy Centre as we host informative presentations and discuss the triumphs and struggles of living with lymphatic conditions

We kick off these sessions with a presentation on the lymphatic system, how it should work and what can go wrong.

Presenter: Suzi Davey
Topic: The Lymphatic System Demystified
Date: 11 September 2018
Time: 10h00
Cost: R50

Venue: Lymphatic Therapy Centre, Shop 105 Santyger Building, 313 Durban Road, Tygervalley

Please bring your stories and experiences to share with others during our interactive tea and cake break

RSVP to Melisa at 079 037 5820 or email 


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Just a reminder about the upcoming MOBIDERM courses.

JOHANNESBURG :  25 and 26 AUGUST 2018

DURBAN : 27 and 28 OCTOBER 2018


I would like to highlight the fact that this course will cover far more than just Lymphoedema.  Oedema management in relation to the following senarios will also be covered:

  • Venous insufficiency / circulatory conditions
  • Early cardiac failure
  • Post Orthopedic surgery swelling
  • Post-cellulitis
  • Post-operative Haematomas

Post-surgery and radiation breast oedemas and seromas

Donnee Ness (PhD), our MOBIDERM trainer, has vast experience as a Lymphoedema therapist as well as extensive experience and success in using MOBIDERM in her practice. She is particularly passion about the fact that MOBIDERM is useful in the management/treatment of so many more conditions than just Lymphoedema and will be encouraging the sharing of MOBIDERM success stories, challenges experienced as well as creative solutions found around the use of MOBIDERM as an oedema reduction/management tool. The course content is very much focused on the use of MOBIDERM in the SA context.

Please contact Robyn at


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An exciting review course for ALL Lymphoedema Certified Therapist (Lymphatic Education Africa)

This course is for certified Lymphoedema Therapists from any 135+ hour course to review the Basic Principles of MLD, Compression Bandaging, Compression Garments, Exercises and Instructions in Self MLD/ Self Bandaging Techniques and intro to Elastic Taping and more….   One must provide previous certificate of completion to attend.  3 DAYS – (20 CPD Points applied for) FEE R 4000; Early Bird R3500 JHB/Pretoria – 11-13 October 2018

Please contact Lymphatic Education Africa for more information

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