Learn To Assess, Treat & Relieve Sports Related Injuries In The Lower Extremities
Warm-up, Examination, Treatment And Closure Techniques For The Hip, Thigh, Leg And Foot. Includes:
Ralph Stephens' Therapeutic Sports Massage For The Lower Extremities Medical Massage DVD, provides a 1.5 Hour training program for massage therapists to be able to work with clients who are experiencing pain in their hips, thighs, legs, and feet - for athletes and non-athletes alike. You will shown how to address common complaints in these areas, along with warm-up, examination, treatment, and closure techniques being explored. Prone and supine positions are covered, as well as such conditions as plantar-fascitis, ankle sprains, knee, hip, sciatic pain, and more. This includes draping, bolstering, and body mechanics.
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.