Erika Van Der Mescht
Lymphoedema Association of South Africa, South Africa
Erika van der Mescht is a Physiotherapist (BPhysT) and certified Lymphoedema Therapist. She co-presents courses with the International Lymphoedema and Wound Care Institute and does various awareness talks about lymphoedema for BSN Medical. She also submits articles to be published in the local Physiotherapy magazine about lymphoedema on a monthly basis. Her expertise is in the field of lymphoedema diagnoses, management and education. She is passionate about reducing the risk of developing lymphoedema after trauma and educating patients and health care providers about warning signs and symptoms of what can become a very debilitating condition.