John JordiBS, PTA, CLT-LANA, CI, ASTYM
John Jordi received training as a Physical Therapist Assistant from St. Catherine University, Minneapolis, Minnesota, in 1993. In 2007, he earned a B.S. in Business Administration (Summa Cum Laude) from Bryan College, Dayton, Tennessee.
John has been a therapist for 25 years. For the past 20 years, he has specialized in the treatment of lymphedema. His background also includes treatment of strokes, brain injuries, and wound care. Currently, he is the Clinic Director at the North Chattanooga branch of Benchmark Physical Therapy, specializing in treating lymphedema, venous disease swelling, and custom garment fittings.
While John managed the Siskin Hospital lymphedema program, the facility was noted in two journals: MD News, for its inpatient and outpatient program, and Rehab Management Journal, for providing one of only two inpatient programs for Stage 3 lymphedema patients, a program that he initiated. He also managed a free, fitting clinic twice a month to any lymphedema patients who had need, he initiated a patient endowment fund at Siskin Hospital to assist patients with the cost of compression garments, and he organized a support group for those with lymphedema.