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Jodi Romaker MLD Buckinghamshire

MLD UK organisation for manual lymphatic therapists
Jodi Romaker, MLD Therapist in her clinic

   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)

  • Member, Lipoedma UK

   Additional 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, Rehabilitation of sports injuries, Proprioceptor Neuromuscular Facilitation Stretching, Kinesiotaping, Deep Tissue Massage, Aromatherapy Certification, Muscle Testing, Gait and Postural Analysis, Scar Tissue Therapy (USA).

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. She attends review courses every 2 years and her most recent MLD qualification is the Lymphoedema Specialist Skills Certification from Casley-Smith International, 2023. 


British Lymphology Society
Lymphoedema Support Network
Federation of Holistic Therapists membership
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