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Looking for a qualified Lymphoedema Therapist?

Check out our list of qualified lymphoedema therapists here:

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

 

What is Complete Decongestive Therapy?

Complete Decongestive Therapy (CDT) includes:

  • Detailed evaluation

  • Patient & family education

  • Manual lymph drainage (MLD)

  • Compression

  • Skin care

  • Home exercises

Who can treat/manage my lymphoedema?

Only a therapist that has become QUALIFIED in managing lymphoedema.

 

Qualified lymphoedema therapists need to:

  • Be registered with either HPCSA or SANC

  • Complete a 135hr accredited certification course in the management of lymphoedema.

Will my medical aid cover my treatment?

Your therapist can motivate for your treatment to be covered by your medical aid, but this is not guaranteed.

Please discuss payment options with your therapist.

 

CONTACT US

We are here to help!

Please contact us if you have any queries or questions related to the management of lymphoedema.

email: info@laosa.co.za