Resources:  

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Trained lymphedema certified therapists in Manitoba – contact information

List of therapists in Manitoba

Certified lymphedema therapists

Dr. Vodder School International
Klose Training & Consulting

Lymphedema Support Manitoba - Group meets once a month to support each other and to discuss related lymphedema issues.

Lymphedema Support Manitoba
(links to their Facebook page)

Each provincial association is a resource to educate and inform individuals and their families to manage this condition.

Lymphedema Association of Ontario (LAO)
Lymphedema Association of Saskatchewan Inc. (LAS)
BC Lymphedema Association
Alberta Lymphedema Association
Lymphedema Association of Quebec (LAQ)

Pathways Magazine - Canada’s lymphedema magazine, published quarterly.

Pathways magazine subscription
Email: canadalymph@live.ca

The Canadian Lymphedema Framework (CLF) is an academic and patient stakeholder collaboration which is part of an international initiative aiming to promote research, best practice guidelines and lymphedema clinical development, worldwide.

Canadian Lymphedema Framework (CLF)
Children and lymphedema video

 

Lymphology Association of North America (LANA)
Certified lymphedema therapists from any health care profession, recognized in North America. (Consists of doctors, nurses, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, massage therapists.)

LANA

 

National Lymphedema Network - an internationally recognized non-profit network to provide education and guidance.

National Lymphedema Network (NLN)

International Lymphoedema Framework - To improve the management of Lymphedema and related disorders worldwide.

International Lymphoedema Framework (ILF)

National Cancer Institute - Lymphedema
Find information on lymphedema.

National Cancer Institute

Dr. Anna Towers educates us about lymphedema and some effective treatments that reduce the abnormal accumulation of lymphatic fluid such as compression therapy.

Dr. Anna Towers’ biography
Video 1 – Canadian health and family

CancerCare Manitoba is a resource for patients and families, prevention and screening information, statistics, community cancer programs, volunteers and research information.

CancerCare Manitoba

 

Helping Hands for Manitobans with Breast Cancer Inc., a group of dedicated and caring volunteers committed to providing financial assistance to those undergoing breast cancer treatment.

Helping Hands for Manitobans

 

The Breast Health Centre has a multi-disciplinary team of experts who specialize in breast health.
The Centre's focus is serving women and men of all ages who have breast problems or signs and symptoms of breast cancer.

Breast Health Center / Winnipeg Regional Health (WRHA)

 

 

Living Beyond Breast Cancer
Find information on lymphedema.

www.lbbc.org/