Hands On Workshops

Introduction to Myofascial Trigger Point Therapy

Arguably one of the best workshops available on Myofascial Trigger Point Therapy. A subject that is of vital importance. Increase your practical knowledge and experience to use this technique in your practice with confidence and the desired results. This hands on workshop will include various treatment methods, stretching techniques, contraindications for treatment and practical applications. With specific reference to: Head & Neck Pain Shoulder and Upper Extremity Pain Back and Lower Limb Pain Myofascial Trigger Point can cause: Pain, both locally and in referred pain zones. Limit [...]

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Introduction to Chinese Cupping Therapy

Chinese Cupping Therapy is an ancient folk medicine and forms part of traditional Chinese Medicine. The method behind cupping is to create a vacuum inside a vessel, which is placed on the skin, thereby generating a suction within the cup. The effect of suction is to create local congestion of blood and to release connective tissue adhesions. Most common conditions for usage include: Back pain Muscular tightness Muscular spasm Stiff neck and shoulders ITB syndrome Connective tissue release

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Myofascial Stretch / Release

This workshop is a great opportunity to gain skills and knowledge of one of the most important therapeutic treatments in the new millennium! This technique is a gentle and clinical approach for patient treatment. This hands-on workshop is a good introduction to reduction and/or elimination of chronic or acute myofascial pain. This workshop will include various treatment methods, stretching techniques, contraindications for treatment and practical applications. With specific reference to: Head and Neck pain Shoulder and Upper Extremity pain Back and Lower Limb pain Face Abdomen Chest Hands

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Myofascial Neck Pain and Dysfunction

his workshop is not to be missed – an in depth look at injuries of the neck and shoulders. This hands on workshop looks specifically at Myofascial Pain and Dysfunction of neck and shoulders caused by injury such as whiplash or biomechanical imbalance. Myofascial Neck Pain & Dysfunction may have a variety of causes including: Trauma (e.g. whiplash injury) Long term overuse of muscles or muscle groups Mechanical stresses from skeletal asymmetry and disproportion Alcohol abuse Anxiety and tension Food intolerance etc..

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Post-Surgical Massage Intervention

This is a first Medical based workshop of this kind in Australia. Medical Massage is new in Australia. Medical Massage addresses client discomforts. Unlike Therapeutic Massage, which focuses on relieving stress and tension, medical massage addresses dysfunction in the soft-tissues of the body. Post-surgical intervention massage therapy course is based on over 15 years of my experience and research, working in conjunction with health care practitioners and patients in the mainstream health care setting. I have been very fortunate to [...]

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Introduction to Basic Sports Injuries

A must for those who treat sports related injuries! This workshop will include various treatment methods, stretching techniques, contraindications for treatment and practical applications. The focus is to learn about massage protocol and Physiotherapy management. It is a step by step procedure for dealing with each common sporting injury. With specific reference to: Plantar Fasciitis Shin Splints Patella Tendonitis Hamstring Strains Infraspinatus Tendonitis Hip Flexor Strains Illiotibial Band Friction Syndrome Supraspinatus Tendonitis Later Epicondylitis (Tennis Elbow) And MUCH MORE! Basic Sports injuries can be treated with: Regional Fascia Release Skin Rolling Directional Releasing Transverse Friction [...]

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