This DVD shares with you a complete medical massage routine for the posterior, lateral, and anterior myofascial tissues of the neck; clearly shown and explained, to help you thoroughly examine and normalize the soft tissues of the cervical region.
Common causes of head and neck pain including trigger points and postural distortion are discussed. Learn powerful, yet easy, safe and pain free methods to help you provide relief for people with neck pain, cervical strains and sprains, range of motion restrictions and whiplash. Includes techniques to address the posterior suboccipitals, splenius, scaleni, sternocleidomastoid, hyoids, longus coli and more.
This DVD based program presents a complete medical massage routine for the posterior lumbar region with the patient in the prone position; clearly shown and explained, to help you thoroughly examine and normalize the soft tissues of the low back. Common causes of low back pain including trigger points, postural distortion, and pronation are shown and clearly explained. You will see powerful, yet easy, safe and pain free methods that can help you provide relief for people with low back pain, lumbar strains, back spasms, over-pronation syndrome and other painful, common soft tissue conditions in the lumbar area.
Included are primal 3D anatomy drawing, Trigger Point drawings and anatomical models to help you understand the anatomy and sources of pain in the lumbar region, and medical massage techniques are clearly demonstrated and explained to make learning fast and easy. Low back pain strikes most people and is one of the most common reasons people try massage therapy, and this program will help you better serve the needs of this huge market. When used in conjunction with the cervical program, the therapist will be able to treat the majority of neck and back complaints.
Ralph Stephens has released one of the newer additions to his Medical Massage Series, a 115 Minute DVD based training program for Massage Therapists, Chiropractors, Trainers, Osteopaths, and Physical / Occupational Therapists to be able to work on the frequently injured shoulder girdle.
Demonstrated techniques include: A complete medical massage routine for the myofascial tissues of the shoulder and upper torso: clearly shown and explained to help you thoroughly examine and normalize the soft tissues and postural distortions of this extremely important and often injured area; Proper body-mechanics, thumb and hand postures to allow you to protect your hands and provide the most effective and sensitive touch to the tissues of this region; How to examine and treat the rotator cuff, frozen shoulder, thoracic outlet syndrome, and much more.
In this video, you will learn how to become better able to help provide pain relief for your patients, and thus grow your practice.