Seated Therapeutic Massage For The Chair 3 DVD Video Set - Ralph Stephens

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Part #: RalphStephens-ChairMassage-3DVDSet
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This 3 DVD Series, taught by award winning instructor Ralph Stephens, provides a superb training for medical & therapeutic chair massage. Back & Neck. Shoulder. Forearm, Wrist & Hand. Carpal tunnel syndrome, Tennis elbow and Golfers elbow.

Chair set-up

Postural analysis
Therapist body mechanics
Therapist-client communication
Anatomy, using trigger point drawings
Muscles drawn on the body (Anatomy Art by Debra Brooks)
PLUS a complete demonstration of the techniques to treat each muscle
Active isolated stretching (AIS)
Trigger points

Format: 3 DVD Set. Length: 3 Hours 20 minutes. Region: 0, Plays Worldwide.

V1 covers chair operation, sanitation procedures, patient communication, therapist bodymechanics PLUS anatomy, trigger points, common complaints and detailed treatment of quadratus-lumborum, erector spinae, rhomboids, upper and mid-trapezius, suboccipitals, brachioradialis, closure techniques and PNF stretching.

V2 covers Active Isolated Stretching for the neck and shoulders; anatomy, trigger points, common complaints and detailed treatment of deltoid, supraspinatus, infraspinatus, teres major and minor, latissimus dorsi, pectoralis major and minor, subscapularis, PLUS basic posture analysis, how the shoulder affects the arm and wrist, and more.

V3 covers the anatomy, trigger points, common complaints and detailed treatment of the entire forearm from elbow to fingers. There is a detailed discussion of carpal tunnel syndrome, tennis elbow and golfers elbow PLUS an excellent treatment demonstration for most hand complaints.

These DVDs also teach PNF and Active Isolated Stretching, bodymechanics and thumb techniques. The techniques can be applied generally for relaxation and stress reduction, or specifically to improve circulation, increase range of motion, reduce pain and help relieve common complaints. These are the methods you need to know to better serve your patients and to stand out from the crowd of chair therapists.

Publisher: Ralph Stephens Seminars

Mr. Stephens is an internationally recognized instructor of medical massage that shares his 20 plus years of experience in a way that makes learning easy and fun, and is one of the few hands-on instructors that come across effectively on video. He has produced 15 videos, one textbook, and has contributed to many magazines, textbooks, and journals, and is a popular presenter at state, regional and national meetings; presenting over 30 weekends each year.

Ralph was the first to adapt specific massage and stretching techniques to the chair and presents tem in his videos, Seated Therapeutic Massage and his textbook, Therapeutic Chair Massage. He has served his profession as a state and national officer of the AMTA and as chair of the Iowa Board of Massage Therapy Examiners. Don’t miss an opportunity to study with this inspiring instructor, in person or by DVD.

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