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Lymphoedema Rehabilitation Programme

Specialist Lipoedema Management

11,000 South African Rand

The training will focus on the underlying cause and diagnostic process of lipoedema, considering other fat disorders. Assessment and staging will be covered to achieve a comprehensive diagnosis.

Course Summary

A 4 module course provided by a team of international experts providing the latest research and guidelines for lipoedema and comprehensive overview of the condition and other fat disorders.

Focusing on the underlying cause, diagnostic process including assessment, staging and treatment. Treatment options such as surgery (pre and post operative care), garment measuring and provision as well as Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD) and exercise.


By the end of the course, you will be educated on the underlying cause and diagnostic process of lipoedema and be able to consider other fat disorders. You will be able to assess and stage patients to achieve a comprehensive diagnosis.

Practical skills obtained will focus on achieving excellence in garment fitting, Kinesiotaping and Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD) for lipoedema.

Entry Requirements

This training is suitable for: All certified healthcare professionals.

Learning Format

Your course is made up of a blended learning format meaning your content and modules will be taught via live interactive webinars, through self-guided independent study and face to face clinical skills workshops.


So, whether you're learning style is social, solitary, visual, kinesthetic, auditory or a combination we have a learning style to help you get the best out of the course.

​We hope that you make the most out of the tools that are available to you throughout the course but don't worry if you are not the most "tech-savvy", we have real people on hand to help you every step of the way.

Assessment Criteria
All students will undergo a series of course specific formative & summative assessments.

Throughout the course you will be assessed through observation of practical tasks, written assessments, assignments, research and online tests.

Course Contents
Focus on the underlying cause, diagnostic process including assessment, staging and treatment.
Treatment options such as;

  • Clinical Assessment

  • Surgery (pre and post operative care)

  • Garment Selection, Measurement & Fitting

  • Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD) and exercise.

  • Exercise and strengthening regimes appropriate to individual needs.

  • Weight Management

  • Wellbeing & Mindset

Course Inclusions

As part of your training pack, LTA will provide all training support materials required to undertake the course.

  • Such as but not limited to:​

  • LymphBalls™

  • Latest LTA Research & Development articles

  • Lymphoedema supporting literature

  • Access to in-house LTA training & demonstration videos

  • Learning management platform (CANVAS) profile & course content

  • Snacks & Refreshments throughout your practical skills workshops 

  • Dedicated support from the LTA training team

Course Certification

CPD Accredited - 38 hours

Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be given a Certification of Practice in ‘Specialist Lipoedema Management’


The benefit of an LTA certification means you can;

  • Write LTA Cert. (Lip) after your name.

  • Display LTA Cert. logo on your marketing material (as appropriate)

  • Be recognised through wearing you LTA cert. qualification badge

  • Practice MLD to further enhance outcomes

  • Be listed on our international directory of lipoedema services

  • Use an innovative technique and ensure effective treatment programmes

  • Receive training and support from Jane Wigg & Team

  • Access the latest developments in lipoedema care

  • Have access to a private LTA certified Therapist FB Page for on-going support and advice.

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