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All the basics you need to know about your lymphatic system and lymphedema!
Wellness Courses

Online courses for cancer patients and practioners covering therapy and recovery.

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Wonderful products for people living with and after Lymphedema and Lymphatic Disease.

By Lisa Sylvestri, Certified Lymphedema Therapist, Lymphology Association of North America

Online Learning

Strength After Breast Cancer Online Wellness Course

Strength After Breast Cancer

This is a structured, five week course to help you understand lymphedema risk, lymphedema management, and the safest and most effective way to begin an exercise program.


Starting a Lymphedema and Oncology Rehab Business

Starting a Lymphedema and Oncology Rehab business

This course outlines the information and steps that I utilized to start and grow my oncology rehab and lymphedema private practice. This is what I wish I would have had when getting started.


Starting a Lymphedema and Oncology Rehab Business Online Course

Swelling, Edema, and Lymphedema

This course is designed to provide the clinician with the knowledge of the normal function of the lymphatic system, impairments of this system and basic assessment and treatments for lymphatic dysfunction.


Developing Exercise Programs for Cancer Patients Online Course

Developing Exercise Programs for Cancer Patients

Develop appropriate treatment plans for patients who have survived cancer or have a cancer diagnosis, using the recommended exercise guidelines for cancer patients.


Helping Cancer Patients Manage Fatigue Online Course

Helping Cancer Patients Manage Fatigue

This course will help therapists better understand cancer-related fatigue and teach patients to effectively manage and reduce fatigue levels.


Valuable Resources

My two favorite websites for accurate lymphedema information are The National Lymphedema Network and The Lymphedema Education and Research Network.

HuggerPRIMA Post-Surgical and Lymphedema Compression Bra and Binder

The National Lymphedema Network

The National Lymphedema Network’s mission is to empower our community of lymphedema practitioners and patients by providing educational opportunities, networking opportunities, and interventional resources.


HuggerPRIMA Post-Surgical and Lymphedema Compression Bra and Binder

Lymphedema Education and Research Network

LE&RN's mission is to fight lymphatic diseases through education, research, and advocacy. We seek to accelerate the prevention, treatments and cures for lymphedema, lipedema, lymphatic anomalies, and the continuum of lymphatic diseases.


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These are some of my personal favorites when it comes to lymphedema products and vendors. There is no one perfect product for everyone, so always speak to your medical team about what is best for you!These are affiliate links and commissions are earned with your purchases. Thank you for your support.

HuggerPRIMA Post-Surgical and Lymphedema Compression Bra and Binder

HuggerPRIMA

by Prairie WearPrima is perfect for lymphedema of the breast and chest wall. It offers more coverage and is my go-to choice for swelling.$82


HuggerPRIMA Post-Surgical and Lymphedema Compression Bra and Binder

HuggerVIDA

by Prairie WearVida is a great option for a bit less coverage while utilizing the same amount of compression. It is great to wear around town.$84


PrairieWear compression bras for lymphedema

PrairieWear Collection

by Prairie WearCompression and post surgical bras.
Compression that hugs!

Beautiful and soft sports bra with gentle compression

Bianca Mastectomy Bra

by AnaOnoThis bra is a wonderfully soft and mildly compressive, pocketed sports bra.$55


Leslie Leisure bra is the perfectly soft cami to wear for flat closure and for those who don't require support

Leslie Leisure Bra

by AnaOnoThe Leslie Leisure bra is the perfectly soft cami for women with flat closure and those who don't require support$39


The full AnaOno Collection

AnaOno Collection

by AnaOnoAnaOno. Designed differently. Because we are. And different is beautiful. By Dana Donofree

About this Site

Awareness of the lymphatic system and lymphatic diseases has grown exponentially over the past few years due to the explosion of research and hard work by many professionals all over the world.This is an amazing leap forward for our profession and for the future of treatment. These findings influence the way therapists treat patients and the way patients choose treatments.With this growing awareness and popularity can come misinformation as well. The goal of this website is to keep patients and therapists informed by reporting and promoting research-backed, up to date information.Additionally, I offer educational opportunities, for patients and therapists, and links to some of my favorite products available.

About Me

My name is Lisa Berman Sylvestri. I received my Master of Science in Physical Therapy from Boston University in 2000, and I'm a Certified Lymphedema Therapist through both the Dr. Vodder School and the Academy of Lymphatic Studies since 2008. My passion for lymphedema treatment is matched by my passion for education. I teach courses to both therapists and patients since 2019 and want to ensure that everyone has access to the best information available.For questions related to this site or research topic suggestions, please contact hello@lymphsmart.com.For more about me and my private practice, Oasis Physical Therapy and Wellness, check out my website at www.oasisptwellness.com.FOLLOW ME ON INSTAGRAM for more information on lymphedema and oncology rehab.

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