Fysio Actief is a physical therapy practice owned by Heidi Dijkhoff-Lauffer. The practice has a friendly and supportive staff to help you achieve optimal health.
Our administration staff are your link with the rest of the practice and may need to ask you medical details in order to work effectively.
We put effort into our practice and work as a team to provide our visitors the quality care they deserve.
Heidi Dijkhoff-Lauffer is a lymphedema physiotherapist.
She also completed the Aqua Lymphatic Therapy -The Tidhar Method,
where she got her certification to practice the Aqua Lymphatic Therapy. She has a wide experience in treating patients with all sort of conditions concerning edema.
You are entitled to specialist care if your doctor has given you a letter of referral. Please bring this letter of referral with you on your first visit to Fysio Actief.
The first consultation will be primary an individual assessment. Proper measuring, fitting and garment choice will be part of the first consultation. These are essential for optimal therapeutic outcomes. Compression garments should feel comfortable but it may take a few days to adjust to the pressure.
The edema therapist will recommend how long to wait before seeing you again and this will depend on your individual circumstances. Your next appointment will be arranged with you at the reception desk.
Aqua Lymphatic Therapy (ALT)
Your physical therapist will evaluate your individual condition and may recommend aqua lymphatic therapy. This method, based on the principles of the Casley–Smith exercise program for lymphedema, is given in a group setting.
A maximum of 8 people are allowed in the pool for a session while the certified lymphedema therapist stays in the water to supervise and instruct the participants.