MEDICAL MASSAGE THERAPY V
Lower Extremity Pain & Dysfunction
Beginning with a review of functional anatomy, you will learn systematic treatment protocols for every major soft tissue condition in the hip, knee, ankle and foot. You will learn orthopedic assessment skills, trigger point techniques to eliminate referred pain and myofascial techniques to effectively treat conditions including:
- Iliotibial Band Syndrome
- Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
- Plantar Fasciitis
- Shin Splint Syndrome
- Patellofemoral Stress Syndrome
- Compartment Syndromes
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 and get excellent results.
If you work with clients in pain, don’t miss this insightful two-day workshop in the manual treatment of musculoskeletal injuries.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Functional Anatomy Review 6
Postural Analysis 9
Physical Assessment 12
-Active ROM Testing 13
-Passive ROM Testing 15
-Manual Resistive Tests 16
-Special Regional Tests 17
Overview of Techniques 18
Contraindications and Cautions 19
Fascia Lata Fascitis
Iliotibial Band Syndrome
Meralgia Paresthetica (Burning Thigh Pain)
Collateral Ligament Sprain
Patellofemoral Stress Syndrome
Patellar Tendinitis (Jumper’s Knee)
Chindromalacia Patella (Runner’s Knee)
Shin Splint Syndrome
Compartment Compression Syndrome
Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
Mortons’s Neuroma/Interdigital Metatarsalgia
Hallux Valgus Deformity/Bunion
Manual Treatment Techniques 23
–Passive or Active Assisted Table Stretches 28
Rehabilitation Exercise 35
Glossary of Terms 41
References and Suggested Reading 43