MMT II: Upper Extremity – 20 hrs


Upper Extremity Pain & Dysfunction

Sidelying Upper Arm Glide

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.

Each seminar comes with a 45 page illustrated manual.

Acknowledgements    ii
Introduction    1
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
Pathologies    16
Double Crush Syndrome
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
Costoclavicular Syndrome
Pectoralis Minor Syndrome
Myogenic TOS
Adhesive Capsulitis/Frozen Shoulder
Bicipital Tendinosis
Rotator Cuff Tendinosis
Medial Epicondylitis/Golfer’s Elbow
Lateral Epicondylitis/Tennis Elbow
Radial Nerve Entrapment Neuropathies
Radial Tunnel Syndrome
Wartenberg’s Syndrome
Intersection Syndrome
Median Nerve Entrapment Neuropathies
Pronator Teres/Anterior Interosseous Nerve Syndromes
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Ulnar Nerve Entrapment Neuropathies
Cubital NerveSyndrome
Guyon Tunnel Syndrome
deQuervain’s Stenosing Tenosynovitis
Bursitis- Sub-acromial, Olecranon

Manual Treatment Techniques    22
–Supine    22
–Sidelying    27
–Prone    30
Rehabilitation Exercise    32
–Self-Care Treatment    33
–Stretching Exercises    34
–Rehab Protocols    37
Hydrotherapy    39
Definitions    40
References and Suggested Reading    40

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