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Joy Cohn, PT, CLT-LANA

Degree and Institution

BS, Physical Therapy, University of Pennsylvania
PT, CLT-LANA, Lerner Academy of Lymphatic Studies

Administrative Title

Lymphedema Team Leader, Penn Therapy and Fitness


Good Sherpherd Penn Partners Penn Therapy and Fitness

Clinical Expertise
Joy is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania with a B.S. in Physical Therapy. Joy has worked in Rehabilitation, Acute Care, and Research settings. She has published research in Total Joint Replacements while working as a clinical research coordinator for the Rothman Institute in Philadelphia. She has also published research while working in the Functional Neuromuscular Stimulation Research Laboratory in the Shriners Hospital, Philadelphia unit. She is the author of two chapters on edema management and functional neuromuscular stimulation in a soon to be published textbook for physical therapy education titled: Physical Agents 2nd Ed by Behrens, B. and Michlovitz, S. published by FA Davis.

Joy received her Lymphedema training in 1996 from the Lerner Academy of Lymphatic Studies. She has participated in numerous advanced training programs for Lymphedema management since then including an advanced review course at the Foldi Klinik in Hinterzarten, Germany in June 2002.

She founded the Lymphedema Treatment Program at Chestnut Hill Rehabilitation Hospital in Wyndmoor, PA in 1996. Currently, she is a Lymphedema Team Leader in the Lymphedema Treatment Program at Penn Therapy and Fitness, outpatient services for Good Shepherd Penn Partners in Philadelphia, PA. She participated as an adjunct in an advanced lymphedema conference sponsored by the University of Pennsylvania in April, 2003. She was in the first group of therapists in the United States to be Elvarex certified in 1998 and was LANA certified in 2001. She is also certified by CircAid.

She has worked as an instructor for the Norton School for Lymphatic Therapy since 2004.


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Contact Information

Joy C. Cohn, PT, CLT-LANA
Penn Therapy and Fitness
3624 Market St Ground Floor West
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Office Phone: 215-614-0674
Fax: 215-614-0685