Jodi Romaker MLD Buckinghamshire
Qualifications and Memberships:
Bachelor of Science Degree (BS) in Healthcare Supervision (USA)
Diploma in Massage Therapy (Tucson, Arizona) 1989
Ohio State Medical Board License in Limited Branch of Medicine (USA) 1992 to current
Lymphoedema Specialist Skills Certification in Manual Lymphatic Drainage and Lymphoedema Compression Bandaging (Casley-Smith International), including Decongestive Lymphatic Therapy (DLT)
Member, MLD UK
Member, Lymphoedema Support Network (LSN)
Member, British Lymphology Society (BLS)
Additonal Qualifications and Certifications:
Myofascial Release, Positional Release, Advanced Sports Massage, Paul St. John's Neuromuscular Therapy, Dr Janet Travell's Trigger Point Therapy, Active Isolated Stretching, Proprioceptor Neuromuscular Facilitation Stretching, Kinesiotaping, Deep Tissue Massage, LaStone Therapy, Aromatherapy Certification, Indian Head Massage, European Body Wraps, Reflexology, Touch for Health, Muscle Testing, Gait and Postural Analysis.
Other Related Experience:
Jodi has taught advanced medical massage therapy, anatomy, physiology, business, sports massage, and related courses.
After more than 30 years' experience in the healthcare sector, Jodi now specialises in Manual Lymphatic Drainage with Complete Decongestive Therapy.
In 1997, Jodi established Healing Arts Institute, a technical vocational college
in Perrysburg, Ohio, for allied healthcare. In 2018, this became Orion Institute.
The curriculum includes Medical Assisting, Advanced Massage Therapy, and Sports Massage. She helped developed curricula for similar programs in the United Kingdom.
Jodi became interested in MLD after training in the Vodder MLD Method, 1988. Her most recent MLD qualification is the Lymphoedema Specialist Skills Certification from Casley-Smith International, 2023.