Orthopedic Massage The Upper Body Video on DVD & Streaming Version - Real Bodywork

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3D Anatomy Animations.
Stretching, Client Self-Care On Over 30 Muscles.
Address Tendon And Muscle Injuries For The Neck, Shoulder, Elbow and Wrist.
Functional Assessment, Trigger Points, Referral Patterns, Static And Friction Massage.
Go Through Each Structure And Describe How It Relates To Common Dysfunctions.
See How To Apply Trigger Point Therapy And Cross-Fiber Friction.
Streaming Version Available (see below).

Format DVD - Region: 0, Worldwide. Run Time: 2 Hours 27 Minutes.

Learn how to address tendon and muscle injuries with skill and confidence. This DVD covers assessment, trigger points and referral patterns, stretching and client self-care on over 30 muscles. Learn from John’s 30 years of experience as a bodywork instructor as he clearly shows each step in the treatment process with this hands-on approach.

This 2 hour and 27 minute DVD covers neck, shoulder, elbow, and wrist injuries. John methodically goes through each structure describing how it relates to common dysfunctions as he shows how to apply trigger point therapy and cross-fiber friction. His insightful tips and clear instruction makes this a valuable learning tool for anyone working with injuries.

John Harris, co-author of Fix Pain, has trained thousands of body-workers internationally to treat chronic pain and sports injuries. An early pioneer in sports massage, he worked at the L.A. Olympics, founded the Massage Training Institute, and has lectured widely on bodywork approaches to pain.


1. Introduction - This lesson introduces the basis of Orthopedic massage. John discusses his experience, and the techniques used in this class, including deep transverse friction, ischemic compression, CRAC stretching. He then discusses contraindications to the work.

Upper Trapezius - This lesson discusses common trigger points in the upper trapezius, and how to apply orthopedic massage techniques to relieve the trigger point referral patterns.

Lamina groove
Levator scapula
Mid Trapezius And Rhomboid
Shoulder Functional Assessment
Shoulder Tendons
Teres Major And Minor
Latissimus Dorsi
Pectoralis Major And Minor
Biceps Brachii
Tennis Elbow
Golfers Elbow
Finger Extensors
Finger Flexors
Finger Joint Capsule


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Real Bodywork Orthopedic Massage Streaming Video Set

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About Real Bodywork

Sean Riehl, who founded Real Bodywork over 20 years ago, has taught massage nationally, presented at the AMTA California conference, written multiple articles appearing in Massage Magazine and the Biotone Newsletter, as well as being the author of a number of videos on massage.

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