MMT I: Cervical Spine 16 Hrs

MEDICAL MASSAGE THERAPY I

Cervical Spine Pain & Dysfunction

Beginning with a review of functional anatomy, you will learn systematic treatment protocols for every major soft tissue condition in the head and neck. You will learn orthopedic assessment skills, trigger point techniques to eliminate referred pain and myofascial techniques to effectively treat conditions including:mmt1pg441muscles-of-the-brachial-plexus

  • Headaches
  • Temporomandibular Pain
  • Whiplash
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • Myofascial Pain Syndrome
  • Facet Joint Syndrome

Course instruction will include lecture, demonstration and extensive hands-on practice.
Rehabilitation exercises and practical hydrotherapy will be suggested for all conditions treated.

Join David Morin for two exciting days of advanced clinical training in massage therapy. Learn techniques that will bring your clients out of pain, even if you think you’ve tried everything.

David’s career spans thirty years of working on the cutting edge of Clinical Massage Therapy and Sports Injury Rehabilitation including two Olympic Games (1996 & 2000).

Drawing on his experience, in 2001 David developed this series of five courses in Medical Massage Therapy to teach massage therapists how to go beyond the routine to get excellent results.

If you work with clients in pain, plan to attend this insightful two-day workshop in the manual treatment of musculoskeletal injuries.

Each seminar comes with a 45 page illustrated manual.

TABLE OF CONTENTS
Acknowledgements    3
Introduction    5
Functional Anatomy Review    6
Postural Analysis    9
Physical Assessment    12
-Active ROM Testing    13
-Temporomandibular Joint Test    14
-Passive ROM Testing    15
-Manual Resistive Tests    16
-Special Regional Tests    17
Overview of Techniques    18
Contraindications and Cautions    19

Pathologies    20
-Cervical Radiculopathy
-Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
–Anterior Scalene Syndrome
–Costoclavicular Syndrome
-Posterior Cervical Pain Syndrome
-Whiplash Syndrome
-Headaches-Tension, Sinus, Cluster, Migraine
-Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction
-Tension Myositis Syndrome
Manual Treatment Techniques    23
-Supine    23
–Sinus Pressure Release    26
–Passive or Active Assisted Table Stretches    28
-Sidelying    30
-Prone    32
Hydrotherapy    34
Rehabilitation Exercise    35
Glossary of Terms    41
References and Suggested Reading    43
Appendix – Muscles     45

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