Affiliated Links

Links are listed in alphabetical order.

•   Austria Vodder Lymphedema Treatment (Wittlinger Therapy Centre)
This private clinic has over 40 years of experience in the treatment of all types of patients with lymphedema. There are many interesting "All Inclusive" inpatient packages. Prices

•   Alberta Lymphedema Association (ALA)
The Alberta Lymphedema Association (ALA) is a not for profit charitable organization founded in 2003 by a team of people who recognized the need to help people living with, or who are at risk for lymphedema. ALA consists of patients, doctors, nurses, lawyers, therapists, garment fitters and family members. They are dedicated to providing resources and information, promoting education, increasing awareness and offering support to those affected by primary or secondary lymphedema.

•   American Lymphedema Framework Project (ALFP)
A collaboration of healthcare providers, researchers, patients, and industry representatives, the ALFP will develop and evaluate appropriate health care services for patients with all forms of lymphedema and advance the quality of lymphedema care both in the United States and worldwide.

•   ASTECC (American Spa Therapy Education Curriculum Council)
Characterized by its integrated and highly individualized approach to the art and science of spa practice, ASTECC's 271 hour therapist curriculum features trainings in Dr. Vodder's MLD Basic Body and Advanced Spa Body. Esthetician training includes Dr. Vodder's Basic and Advanced Neck & Face.

•   BC Lymphedema Association
Started in 2006 by a small group of avid people (some with lymphedema), BC Lymphedema Association is a non-profit, charitable society and the provincial resource for promoting healthy and hopeful living, for people with lymphedema.

•   Canadian Lymphedema Framework Project (CLF)
The mission of the Canadian Lymphedema Framework  is to work to improve the management of lymphedema and related disorders in Canada.


•   Dr. Vodder School UK - Courses and instructors 
Training schedule and information on certified, qualified instructors and therapists of the Dr. Vodder School in the UK.


A dedicated resource to current and future Estheticians to help them enter and advance their career.


•   Flinders University Lymphoedema project
More information about the Vital Essence project at Flinders University, initiated by Prof. Neil Piller.

•   International Lymphoedema Framework Project (ILF)
The aim of the International Lymphoedema Framework is to develop and evaluate appropriate health care services for patients with all forms of lymphoedema in countries throughout the world. Central to framework is partnership and collaboration at a number of levels.

•   International Society of Lymphology
Advance and disseminate knowledge in the field of lymphology and allied topics


•   ISOE: International Society of Oncology Esthetics
This is a non-profit society established to promote and encourage the professional practice of Oncology Esthetics with the goal of improving the physical and mental health of immune-compromised individuals.


•   LANA; Lymphology Association of North America
The Lymphology Association of North America (LANA) is a non-profit corporation composed of healthcare professionals, including physicians, nurses, massage therapists, physical therapists, and occupational therapists experienced in the field of Lymphology.

•   Lebed Method Lymphedema Exercises
The Lebed Method is committed to the development and education through Therapeutic Exercise of those with upper and lower lymphedema and to help prevent loss of quality of life for the patients. It is a therapeutic exercise program for women and men who have any kind of lymphedema. Two physicians and a dance movement specialist created this program.

•   Lymphatic Research Foundation
A non-profit corporation whose mission is to help identify, support and promote research into the causes, treatments, and potential cures for lymphedema and angiodysplasia disorders. Produce a Journal: Lympholgy Research and Biology

•   Lymphedema Association of Quebec
The LAQ, a non-profit charitable association was established in 1999, in order to raise awareness about lymphedema, its causes and its treatments. The association is comprised of individuals directly affected by lymphedema, as well as their families, friends and health care professionals.

•   Lymphedema People
A Website dedicated to people who experience all types of lymphedema.

•   Lymphnetzwerk
Welcome to the Lymphnetwork / European Lymhologic Network. Everywhere in Europe people with lymphedema as well as Medical specialists for the field they are getting more involved.

•   Lymph Notes
Lymph Notes is a helpful resource for therapists and patients because therapists can refer patients to find answers to common lymphedema related questions plus news about recent lymphedema related developments.

•   Lymphedema Association of Ontario
Striving to improve the quality of life for people with lymphedema

•   Lymphovenous Canada
The purpose of this site is to link people in Canada with dysfunctioning lymphatic systems with health care professionals and support groups in their communities and around the world.

•   McGill Lymphedema Research Program
A Canadian, university based research project under the guidance of Dr. Anna Towers involving Dr. Vodder school-certified therapists

•   MLD Ireland
The MLD Ireland Association provides support for qualified therapists and sufferers of lymphoedema. There is practical advice and member therapist contact details. Among the features of the site is a comprehensive list of courses for aspiring and existing therapists.

•   MLD UK
The main purpose of this UK organization is to promote public awareness of Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD) from the point of view of both the patient and potential practitioners.

•   NALEA; North America Lymphedema Education Association
North American Lymphedema Education Association founded in 2010, is an alliance of training programs in North America and was formed to maintain and improve training standards in the field of lymphedema therapy

•   Passeport Santé
A French language website dedicated to the promotion of good health, the prevention of sickness and the judicious use of complementary health care in combination with conventional medical practice.