Lymphoedema Western Australia

A blog diary of events, meetings, ideas and information to share and interact with therapists interested in management of lymphoedema in Perth and around Western Australia . Other interests as well.

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WA Cancer Lymphoedema Support Group

Contact Denise Berry via email denise.berry@health.wa.gov.au


Linda Khong: Lymphoedema talk at APA WA Nov 2010

Lymphoedema – What Swelling Is That?

Date: 02/11/2010 (Tues) Time 6.30pm – 8.30pm

Presenter Linda Khong
Cut off date for registration: 02/11/10
Event Contact:karen.guy@physiotherapy.asn.au
Telephone Number: 08 9389 9211

This presentation, organised by Australian Physiotherapy Association‘s WA branch for members and also non-members, will cover differential diagnosis of swelling,….brief introduction to lymphoedema including types, stages, management based on “International consensus: Best Practice for Management of Lymphoedema”. Training opportunities in Australia and other updates will also be included.

Linda Khong is a fully-certified Vodder Lymphoedema Physiotherapist and is accredited with the National Lymphoedema Therapists Register http://www.nlpr.asn.au/. She is also a Senior Breast Physiotherapist with Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital. More information regarding this can be found on her blog http://lymphoedema-perth.blogspot.com/

Updated 2019: Linda’s clinic is LK Lymphoedema Centre, Claremont


WA Lymphoedema Therapist Special Interest Group Oct 2010 meeting

Details of the Oct 4 meeting…..
 1/ Introduce your clients to our WA Website created by St Stephen’s School:  http://www.lymphoedemagroupwa.org
2/  Prue Cormie who talked about her Breast research at Vario Institute.  Volunteers’ please contact Prue at p.cormie@ecu.edu.au Tel: (08) 6304 3418

3/ The Therapist Namelist (Oct 2010) has been updated and is up on my blog under ‘Links’ or click and download here

4/ This is a reminder, pse sign up to be on the National Lymphoedema Practitioners’ Register http://www.nlpr.asn.au/

5/ Thanks to Julie Richmond who volunteered to be our ALA’s WA rep again.  We appreciate your time and commitment.  Congrats to C Smith for completing all her subjects for her research and thanks to those who helped.

6/ Would appreciate someone volunteering as LTSIG coodinator for 2011 instead.  

7/ Next meeting will be a ‘social’ occasion on 6 Dec (Mon) at 7pm.  Topics and dates for next year will be confirmed then.


Vodder Manual Lymph Drainage video

Click here to watch video

Vodder’s scoop, pump, rotary technique and more.

Le Duc

Le Duc is another school of thought for Manual Lymphatic Drainage. I do not know of anyone trained in Le Duc so I am unable to comment on this. Look up Le Duc UK

Updated 2019: It is now known as Lymphoedema Training Academy

Lymphoedema supply Online: Independence Australia Health Solutions

Independence Australia Health Solutions shop online is a useful alternative supply for providers and also end-users.  Reliable, good range and not too costly.


Young Person with Cancer website

Now What has been developed by CanTeen, the Australian Organisation for Young People Living with Cancer. Click here for website


Foldi Clinic Germany

This is one of the reputable Specialist Clinic in Germany for Lymphology.

Professor Foldi. Foeldi klinik or Hospital

Vodder Austria at Walchsee


Bi-annual Dr Vodder Review but in Vodder Austria this time!

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