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Balancing the Base of Support

Person getting massage

Helping people out of pain is one of the greatest challenges for all healthcare providers. Chronic pain is one the largest burdens on our health system and economy. As massage therapists, we are in a unique position to help address this systemic issue for a variety of reasons. This workshop examines the experience of pain and provides an evidence based framework to care for even the most complicated clients. The content is 1/3 lecture and 2/3 hands on and interactive.

Class teaching objectives:

  • Client goals and setting expectations
  • Pain science for massage therapists
  • Posture vs function
  • Manual assessment techniques
  • Anatomy and Pathology review for most common complaints
  • Hands on treatment/technique
  • Client self care strategies

Learn to identify and care for:

  • Headaches
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • Shoulder impingement and rotator cuff issues
  • Upper/lower back pain
  • Sacroiliac discomfort and Sciatica
  • IT band issues
  • Hamstring tendinopathies
  • Patelallar tendinopathies
  • Shin splints
  • Achilles tendinopathy
  • Plantar fasciosis
  • And more…

Upcoming Workshops

Invest in yourself. Evidence informed massage therapy and pain science education.