Certified lymphedema therapists are experts in assessing and treating lymphedema. They are nurses, physiotherapists, occupational therapists and massage therapists who meet the Canadian Lymphedema Framework’s national training standards.
To certify, lymphedema therapists train for a minimum of 135 hours with a recognized school. They work in private clinics and some hospitals in Canada.
To find a certified lymphedema therapist in your area, contact your provincial lymphedema association.