What is Lymphedema, and what are the two major types? Could you be at risk? Learn more about Lymphedema, its causes, and its treatments.
Where can you obtain information, advice and treatment for Lymphedema? Our Clinics page provides contact information for care providers in Alberta.
Locate and learn more about Lymphedema therapists in Alberta, as well as the Canadian Lymphedema Framework, via our Therapists page.
We hope you will become a member of the Association. The membership fee is only $25 per year. The Alberta Lymphedema Association relies upon your support to continue its work to promote awareness and education of Lymphedema within the medical community and the general public in Alberta.
What is lymphedema? It is a disease that affects your lymphatic system.
The job of your body’s lymphatic system is to help your tissues drain excess fluid and stay healthy.
When the lymphatic system is faulty or damaged, fluid buildup can cause swelling that could be the early signs of lymphedema.
Want to know more about lymphedema? Visit our resources section to learn about lymphedema and the lymphatic system, view web resources & presentations, and more.
Membership in ALA is $25/yr and includes a subscription to Pathways magazine, a Log Book to track appointments, measurements and more, and news of upcoming events.
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Alberta Lymphedema Association maintains a list of medical professionals who work with patients to diagnose and treat lymphedema. See our current list of therapists.
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