Upper Body and Lower Body Intensives RUIDOSO, NM – November 2015

To register call: 808 344-6944

MMT I Cervical Spine Pain & Dysfunction 16 CE Hrs
MMT II Upper Extremity Pain & Dysfunction 20 CE Hrs
MMT III Thoracic Spine Pain & Dysfunction 16 CE Hrs
MMT IV Lumbar Spine & Hip Pain & Dysfunction 16 CE Hrs
MMT V Lower Extremity Pain & Dysfunction 16 CE Hrs
MMT VI Physical Assessment & Objective Documentation 16 CE Hrs

HEALTH MATTERS SEMINARS 2015 MMT INTENSIVE SCHEDULE

NOVEMBER
UPPER BODY INTENSIVE RUIDOSO, NM MMT Ctr
3 & 4 MMT I RUIDOSO, NM MMT Ctr
5, 6 & 7 MMT II RUIDOSO, NM MMT Ctr
9 & 10 MMT III RUIDOSO, NM MMT Ctr
LOWER BODY INTENSIVE RUIDOSO, NM MMT Ctr
14 & 15 MMT IV RUIDOSO, NM MMT Ctr
17 & 18 MMT V RUIDOSO, NM MMT Ctr
20 & 21 MMT VI RUIDOSO, NM MMT Ctr

 

UPPER BODY SIX-DAY INTENSIVE
MMT I, II and III taught together,
representing 52 CE hours
towards the 100 hour
MMT Certification
Program.

Tuition:
$1000 if paid by Oct 3rd

$1100 after Oct 3rd

Save up to $185
Attend individual courses for $395 each.

LOWER BODY SIX-DAY INTENSIVE
MMT IV, V and VI taught together,
spread over 8 days,
representing 48 CE hours
towards the 100 hour
MMT Certification
Program.

Tuition:
$1000 if paid by Oct 13th

$1100 after Oct 13th
Save up to $185
Attend individual courses for $395 each.

Make plans early to allow yourself time to secure accommodation.

To register call: 808 344-6944

Instructor: David Morin, LMT

NCBTMB Approved
100 CE hours TOTAL
of advanced clinical
massage therapy training.

Ideal for LMT’s, PTA’s, OTA’s.

Includes illustrated course manual
and a DVD for each of the
three courses.

Accommodations on your own.

Clothes on protocols, with no thumb work.

 

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Each seminar comes with a detailed, illustrated manual and DVD of Hands-On Techniques.

 

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:

 

 

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

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

 

 

 

 

Sidelying Upper Arm Glide
 
MEDICAL MASSAGE THERAPY IIIThoracic Spine & Torso Pain & DysfunctionBeginning with a review of functional anatomy, you will learn systematic treatment protocols for every major soft tissue condition in the thoracic spine and torso. You will learn orthopedic assessment skills, trigger point techniques to eliminate referred pain and myofascial techniques to effectively treat conditions including:

  • Scoliosis
  • Kyphosis
  • Facet Joint Syndrome
  • Intercostal Neuralgia
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Myofascial Chest Wall Syndromes
  • Costosternal Syndrome
  • Sternalis Syndrome
  • Xiphoidalgia
  • Lower Rib Syndromes
  • Nerve Root Irritation & Compression
  • Restricted Breathing
  Stay longer or head for home!

You may register for individual courses-tuition $350.

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MMT IV: Lumbar Spine & Hip – 16 hrs

MEDICAL MASSAGE THERAPY IVLumbar Spine & Hip Pain & DysfunctionBeginning with a review of functional anatomy, you will learn systematic treatment protocols for every major soft tissue condition in the lower back and hip. You will learn orthopedic assessment skills, trigger point techniques to eliminate referred pain and myofascial techniques to effectively treat conditions including:
Sciatica
Nerve Root Irritation
Meralgia Paresthetica
Trochanteric Bursitis
Pseudo-Sciatica Syndrome
Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction
Lumbar Disc Pathology/Herniated Nucleus Pulposus
Mechanical Low Back Pain
Piriformis Syndrome
Bursitis-Ischial, Trochanteric
Degenerative Disc Disease
Spondylolisthesis
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Coccalgia
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.

 

MMT V: Lower Extremity – 16 hrs

MEDICAL MASSAGE THERAPY VLower Extremity Pain & DysfunctionBeginning 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
Acknowledgements    3
Introduction    5
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
Pathologies    20
Piriformis Syndrome
Pseudo-Sciatica
Fascia Lata Fascitis
Iliotibial Band Syndrome
Meralgia Paresthetica (Burning Thigh Pain)
Collateral Ligament Sprain
Patellofemoral Stress Syndrome
Patellar Tendinitis (Jumper’s Knee)
Popliteal Tendinitis
Knee Plica
Chindromalacia Patella (Runner’s Knee)
Degenerative Arthritis
Bursitis
Shin Splint Syndrome
Compartment Compression Syndrome
Ligament Sprain
Achilles Tendinosis
Heel Pain
Plantar Fascitis
Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
Mortons’s Neuroma/Interdigital Metatarsalgia
Hallux Valgus Deformity/Bunion
Hallux Rigidus
Hammer Toe
Mallet Toe
Claw Toe
Curly Toe 

Manual Treatment Techniques    23

-Supine    23
–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

Sidelying Upper Arm Glide

MMT VI: Physical Assessment & Objective Documentation – 16 hrs

NEW COURSE! Health Matters Seminars is pleased to announce a new course in the Medical Massage Therapy Certification Program!
Open to MMT students only!
MEDICAL MASSAGE THERAPY VI: Physical Assessment & Objective DocumentationInstructor: Wanita Thompson, RN, LMTFor those who are, or want to be in a clinical rehab setting, this course provides essential information to allow you to communicate effectively with physicians and insurance providers. Through effective documentation and knowledge of medical assessment protocols the path is opened to an increased level of physician referrals.
In this course, we will review, practice and document all Orthopedic Physical Assessments from all five Medical Massage Therapy Courses by Health Matters Seminars.  We will practice: AROM measurement of all major joints with the Goniometer and the Tri-Measure for the TMJ and all Special Tests and Postural Assessments from the basic 5 courses. You will learn:

  • To Assess Soft Tissue Tone (STT)
  • To Evaluate Gait Biomechanics
  • To Assess Activities of Daily Living
  • To use SOAP Notes
  • To Assess the different aspects of pain

 

 

Students will receive a Course Manual containing a printable set of forms including client history, informed consent, all MMT assessments, STT chart, SOAP chart, and sample letters to Physicians and Dentists.

Wanita Thompson has been teaching this course for 15 years. We are proud to offer this essential information to MMT’s working in a clinical or rehab setting. You will find this course a significant addition to your practice.

16 CE Hours for NCBTMB and all States!

 

Class times: 9:00 AM-6:00 PM Both days

Stay longer or head for home!

You may register for individual courses-tuition $350.

Lodging and car rental is on your own

yet we know of some possibilities.

Let us know your needs for lodging & car rental.

The only hotels within 15 miles are $170 & up/night.

Our classroom will be a covered deck at a private estate

overlooking Wailea Bay including Molokini & Ka’o’olawe. Located in Maui Meadows above Kihei, we will

enjoy the airy yet nicely shaded views of the Pacific Ocean.

Five minutes from Keawakapu Beach.

Plan now for an exciting adventure!!

To register or ask questions, please call David 808 879-1077

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