Dorit Tidhar, MScPT
Dorit was trained in lymphedema treatment by Prof. Judith Casley-Smith in 1999 and was certified by her as a teacher in Self Management and Exercise for Lymphedema in 2003. The program of Aqua Lymphatic Therapy was designed by Dorit to help people with lymphedema maintain and improve results of conventional treatment and it has been tested in a randomized controlled trial.
Dorit is an active member of the steering committee of the Israel Lymphatic Therapy Interest Group of Physiotherapists. She has published 5 articles in scientific journals. Presently she works at the McGill University Health Centre’s Lymphedema Clinic in Montreal as a clinician and an instructor. She is coordinator of the educational program for lymphedema therapists, physiotherapists and nurses in various subjects related to lymphedema.