Lymphoedema Physiotherapy

Lymphoedema and Breast Cancer Physiotherapy

Private outpatient lymphoedema service for cancer related lymphoedema and physiotherapy for shoulder problems after breast cancer treatment

About Us

Kanooka Physiotherapy provides outpatient lymphoedema therapy for cancer related lymphoedema and physiotherapy for shoulder problems after breast cancer treatment. Operating within the Physiotherapy Department at Monash Medical Centre this service offers one to one assessment and therapy. Initial assessments are 60 minutes with follow up appointments of either 30 or 40 minutes as appropriate.

This service operates at our Moorabbin Campus.

Our services

Lymphoedema

We offer a wide spectrum of lymphoedema therapy:

  • Assessment – full measurement including bioimpedence
  • Education
  • Prescription of compression garments
  • Manual Lymphatic Drainage Massage
  • Prescription of lymphoedema exercises
  • Compression bandaging

At risk of Lymphoedema

  • Education and monitoring including bioimpedence (a measurement tool)
  • Prescription of compression garments for flying

 

Shoulder problems after breast cancer treatment

  • Cording
  • Frozen shoulder
  • Muscle imbalance
  • Scar tightness

How do I make an appointment?

If you are already a Monash Health patient using the Monash Medical Centre Lymphoedema service you do not need a referral. Just call the reception to book an appointment.

Referrals will be accepted from all health professionals including; GP’s, medical specialists, physiotherapists and nurse specialists. A copy of our referral form can be found at here

Please fax information to the contact details provided

Contact us

To find out more information about this service or to make a referral please call our reception (Moorabbin Campus)

Tel 03 99288620

Fax 03 99288533

Location

Physiotherapy Department

Level 3 Monash Medical Centre

823-865 Centre Road

East Bentleigh 3165