June 7th-8th 10am-5pm
Instructor: Dave Wilkinson
Learn foundation techniques to assess and treat any clients pain and dysfunction
The principles used to help an athlete return to competition can be equally beneficial in helping any client in need of rehabilitation. This seminar will train and prepare therapists to use Sports Massage Therapy techniques as an effective tool for rehabilitation from all types of injuries.
The first day will emphasize myofascial release techniques. Therapists will get an in-depth study of what fascia is and then learn how to prepare and release it. Multiple tools including Cupping, Gua Sha, Water Immersion, Massage Stick, and Massage Gun will be practiced.
The second days emphasis will on Neuromuscular Re-education. Therapist will review neural anatomy and then practice a wide variety of hands-on techniques as well as be introduced to the Theracane, Pointer Plus, and Spiky Ball. The
following PNF stretches will be practiced: AI, RI, PIR, and CRAC. The tools and techniques used in this class will be the foundation for all subsequent classes.