Connective Tissue Massage and Therapeutic Stretching for the Shoulder
In this class you will learn techniques to increase circulation in the connective tissues surrounding the shoulder girdle, helping clients to recover more quickly from injuries. You will learn massage techniques in side-lying, prone and supine, with focus on points of muscle attachments that usually get injured. You will learn to palpate the tendons of the rotator cuff, assess client’s shoulder flexibility and learn numerous stretching techniques for muscles of the shoulder girdle.
This class is designed to complement the Shoulder Injuries workshop that is part of the orthopedic massage certification, but the Shoulder Injuries workshop is not a pre-requisite for this class. This is a stand-alone massage workshop.
Date: Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Location: Tribe @1819 West Belmont Ave., Chicago, Il. 60657
7 Contact Hours
Investment: $190, $165 with early registration by September 28th (no refunds after October 5th)
Connective Tissue Massage and Therapeutic Stretching for the Forearm, Wrist and Hand
With the increased use of computers, tablets and smart phones, people of all ages are suffering from overuse injuries of the elbow, wrist and hands. In this class, massage therapists will learn specific connective tissue massage techniques to relieve the pain that results from this overuse. These techniques will teach you to dramatically increase circulation to the muscles of the elbow, wrist and hand to promote healing of injuries such as tennis and golfer’s elbow, as well as wrist tendon strain. You will learn to assess client’s range of motion in the wrist, and learn numerous stretches for muscles in the forearm and hand. In addition, you will learn to use tools to effectively treat the tendons of the thumb & fingers.
Date: Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Location: Tribe@1819 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago, Il. 60657
7 Contact Hours
Investment: $190; $165 early registration discount