Why choose LK Lymphoedema Centre?
I personally recognise the importance of working closely with a therapist who listens to their patients and is a strong advocate for the patient’s overall well-being.
I believe that to Educate the patient about their condition is to Empower them to better manage and importantly, to Enhance their Quality of Life. With LK Lymphoedema Centre, I bring such a commitment to my patients.
What are the benefits?
Peace of mind knowing that you have a lymphoedema physiotherapist who is evidence-based, at the forefront of industry practice and a pioneer in therapeutic applications/equipment in Western Australia.
Delivers the results with the training, experience and network to help with even the most complex presentations.
Empowers you with the problem-solving skills and to stay positive.
Dr Linda Khong, PhD, is a qualified Physiotherapist. She has undertaken Lymphoedema Management Advanced Practitioner level training and has extensive experience in this area for more than a decade.
Dr Linda Khong, PhD, graduated with honours from the University of Sydney (Cumberland College, NSW) in Physiotherapy (1997) and later furthered her training with a Masters in Manual Therapy at Curtin University, Perth WA. She pursued research studies and achieved a doctorate (PhD) from the University of Notre Dame Australia, Perth WA in 2017.
For over 16 years, she previously worked as a Senior Physiotherapist in Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital in Perth, WA at the Plastics/ENT (Ear, Nose, Throat) inpatient and Lymphoedema Outpatient Clinic including head and neck lymphoedema. She was also a clinic instructor at the local university’s physiotherapy programmes. She lectured at Curtin's postgrad Breast Cancer/Lymphoedema module in 2010-2011 and has been an invited speaker on Lymphoedema at the Australian Physiotherapy Association's professional development program. Linda is a current weekend physiotherapist staff at Royal Perth Hospital (RPH), WA and was recognised with a 20-year Long Service Award in 2023 by RPH . She is a well-rounded health professional in areas of acute, subacute and chronic areas of physiotherapy care.
Your Expert in Lymphoedema-Health Related Issues
Dr Linda Khong is certified as an Advanced Lymphoedema Practitioner with the Australasian Lymphology Association and is also recognised as a Lymphoedema Physiotherapist with HBF (private health insurance) and the Department Veterans’ Affairs. She is recognised as an Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) titled Cancer, Lymphoedema, Musculoskeletal and Gerontological physiotherapist.
She has completed specialised training in Complete Decongestive Therapy and Manual Lymphatic Drainage techniques from various schools of thoughts. These are Dr Vodder, and Lymphoedema Training Academy techniques. Furthermore, Linda completed advanced lymphoedema practical training programmes at Vodder (Austria) and Klose-Foeldi (Germany). In her personal effort in the area of lymphoedema, she has visited various breast and lymphoedema clinics and garment suppliers in Australia, Europe and USA to benchmark current practices.
Linda regularly contributes to professional development in the area of lymphoedema at the Australian Physiotherapy Association, university graduate/Masters programmes and various local/inter-state professional networks.
Linda is currently an Adjunct Research Fellow at the University of Notre Dame Australia. She attends and participates in lymphoedema conferences regularly. She is actively involved with research in lymphoedema at the hospital and international-based projects.
Doctor of Philosophy with School of Physiotherapy (PhD) (University of Notre Dame Australia), 2017
Masters in Manual Therapy (Curtin University), 2002
Physiotherapy with Honours (Sydney University), 1997
Fully certified in Dr Vodder’s Manual Lymph Drainage (MLD) & Complex Decongestive Therapy (CDT), 2003 in Australia and re-certified Advanced Practitioner Review with
Dr. Vodder Austria and USA
Trained in Jobst/Elvarex/Mediven Garment and others since 2008
Registered with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
Registered with Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC), UK
Accredited by National Lymphoedema Practitioners Register (NLPR) - Category 1
Member, Australasian Lymphology Association (ALA)
Member, International Society of Lymphology (ISL)
Member, Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA)