MEDICAL MASSAGE THERAPY II
Upper Extremity Pain & Dysfunction
Beginning with a review of functional anatomy and pathophysiology, you will learn systematic treatment protocols for every major soft tissue condition in the upper extremity. You will learn orthopedic assessment skills, trigger point techniques to eliminate referred pain and myofascial techniques to effectively treat conditions including:
- Rotator Cuff Syndrome
- Wartenberg’s Syndrome
- Lateral & Medial Epicondylitis
- Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
- Guyon’s Canal 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, don’t miss this insightful two-day workshop in the manual treatment of musculoskeletal injuries.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Functional Anatomy Review 2
Postural Analysis and Physical Assessment 5
Orthopedic Range of Motion Testing 6
–Active ROM 6
–Passive ROM 8
–Manual Resistive Tests 8
Orthopedic Physical Assessment Tests 9
–Special Regional Tests 9
Review of Techniques and Methodology 15
Double Crush Syndrome
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
Pectoralis Minor Syndrome
Adhesive Capsulitis/Frozen Shoulder
Rotator Cuff Tendinosis
Medial Epicondylitis/Golfer’s Elbow
Lateral Epicondylitis/Tennis Elbow
Radial Nerve Entrapment Neuropathies
Radial Tunnel Syndrome
Median Nerve Entrapment Neuropathies
Pronator Teres/Anterior Interosseous Nerve Syndromes
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Ulnar Nerve Entrapment Neuropathies
Guyon Tunnel Syndrome
deQuervain’s Stenosing Tenosynovitis
Bursitis- Sub-acromial, Olecranon
Manual Treatment Techniques 22
Rehabilitation Exercise 32
–Self-Care Treatment 33
–Stretching Exercises 34
–Rehab Protocols 37
References and Suggested Reading 40