Primephysio Lymphedema Institute

Empowering communities through health education

Complete Complex Decongestion Therapy Diploma Program

Become a Certified Lymphedema Therapist (CLT) 


Cairo- Egypt


68 Gameat Aldwal Al-Arabiya. Al Mohadseen, 1st floor. Google Maps


8 successive high practical days From 28th May  to 4th June 2020

Very limited places to ensure that every participant will practice under close supervision and get comprehensive feedback 



Course Tutor:

Dr.Loay Karam

  • Senior Lymphaedema physiotherapist and tutor with many years of specialised practice in the field.  

  • Advanced Diploma Degree in Complex Decongestion Therapy for Lymphedema from

    • University of Applied Science in Graz, Austria (FH Joanneum Graz)

  • Certified Instructor for CDT Diploma Degree from

    • University of Applied Science (FH Joanneum Graz).

  • International Medical Trainer for L&R with international experience of training in many countries (KSA, UAE, Lebanon, Kuwait, Oman, Turkey and Egypt)

120 hours of distance learning and Face to face education that teaches you very effective skills and necessary knowledge to confidently and competently treat patients with lymphedema using Complete Decongestive Therapy (CDT).By the end of this intensive program, you will be certified in Lymphedema Therapy (CLT) with Primephysio Training UK. 

Course Objectives:

  • Complex Decongestion therapy is the only effective treatment of Lymphedema worldwide.

  • Participants will learn:

    • Anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology of the lymph system.

    • Differential diagnosis of lymphedema.

    • 4 steps CDT protocol (Skincare, manual lymph drainage, bandaging and exercise) in the acute and maintenance phases.

    • Lymphedema treatment for primary and secondary lymphedema.

    • Advanced techniques for head & neck lymphedema as well as the gentile lymphedema.

    • Effective application of compression garments measurements.


Course Content:

Distance learning materials (2 modules)

Face to face teaching:

(Hands-on lab, lectures, case studies, and live Demonstrations)


. Manual lymph drainage

. Bandaging

. Skincare

. Exercise

Download program schedule from this  link


Program Fees:

For Egyptian applicants:

Normal registration: 9800 EGP

Intern: 7500 EGP

Group (3+): 8500 EGP

Primephysio/OMTA members: 10% discount


For overseas applicants:

Normal registration: 1200 USD

Group (3+): 1000 USD

Primephysio/OMTA members: 10% discount



  • Participants should complete and submit the online section prior to attending the practical part of the program, as failure to do so will result in the inability to attend

  • To successfully complete the program and become a certified lymphedema therapist from the Primephysio lymphedema institute the participant should pass the theoretical and practical exam with a minimum score of 80% in each part

  • During practicals, men and women will be separated however all participants must confirm that they are comfortable with being exposed to other members (of their own gender) for the practical section which will be 90% of the course.

  • Failure to confirm will not guarantee meeting the objectives. Please make it clear before registration and with a written confirmation.

For inquiries and  payment  

Call Us:  +201282624202/+201003204374