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L.A.N.A., Lymphology Association of North America
Tel: 1-773-756-8971
WWW: www.clt-LANA.org
Offers: Therapist Training

Support Organization

The Lymphology Association of North America is commonly known as L.A.N.A (Lymphology means the study of the lymphatic system.)

This is a voluntary professional organization for lymphedema therapists with the objectives and purposes that include:

  • To promote standards for management of individuals with Lymphedema and or related disorders,
  • To establish and maintain certification for medical professionals who provide lymphedema services, and
  • To promote the awareness and science of lymphology.

This non-profit corporation is composed of healthcare professionals who are experienced in the field of lymphology and lymphedema including:

  • Physicians,
  • Nurses,
  • Massage therapists,
  • Physical therapists, and
  • Occupational therapists

Although eligible for LANA certification, many therapists do not complete this voluntary step.  Membership in this organization, and taking part in their testing program, is strictly voluntary.

To learn more, visit their website at www.clt-LANA.org


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