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MEDICAL MASSAGE – Introduction to Medical Massage from Theory to Application & Hands-On Training in Basic Medical Massage Techniques & Medical Massage Protocols for Anterior Scalene Muscle Syndrome
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NOTE: This course satisfies State of Florida Board of Massage Therapy license renewal requirements and consists of the following number of CEs:
24 LIVE NCBTMB Approved CEs
Seminar Level: Intermediate/Advanced (No Prerequisite Needed)
Instructor: Dr. Jeffrey Cullers
In this interactive and challenging seminar, Chiropractic Physician, SOMI Certified Medical Massage Practitioner/Trainer and Licensed Massage Therapist Dr. Jeff Cullers, will introduce you to the science of and the clinical application of 3 days of exciting training in Medical Massage. We will take you step by step from the theory of Medical Massage Concept to the detailed hands-on application.
Friday: Introduction to Medical Massage from Theory to Application.
This day of lecture takes you on an exhilarating ride through Massage Science. It stimulates and challenges your mind and opens your professional horizons. This day will answer all the questions you’ve wanted answers to throughout your professional career. Together we build for you a mental vision of the Medical Massage Concept eventually transforming you into a Massage Clinician
Saturday: Hands-on Training in Basic Medical Massage Techniques.
This is the day for hands-on training in basic Medical Massage Techniques. This hands-on training will optimize your basic Medical Massage skills to be clinically efficient for application of Medical Massage protocols. You will delight in learning the 60 different massage techniques developed by the Western School of Massage Therapy including such ‘gourmet’ therapies as effleurage with unequally distributed pressure, double scrolling kneading, Sarkisov-Sirasini’s Friction, etc. To use these techniques efficiently takes your practice to the elite level. You will also learn correct body mechanics to support fluidity of technique application and to protect your body for a long and productive career.
Sunday: Anterior Scalene Muscle Syndrome.
Today all the pieces of the puzzle will fall into place. Using hands-on training we establish a logical understanding of the scientifically based pattern of soft tissue rehabilitation using the Medical Massage Concept. The second you experience the “aha” moment you will begin to use the same pattern over and over to formulate Medical Massage Protocols for more than 70 of the most common somatic disorders SOMI explains in publications and shows you in the Video Library.
The hands-on topic is Anterior Scalene Muscle Syndrome focusing on the anatomy and physiology of Scalene Muscles, their relation to Brachial Plexus, Subclavian Artery and Vein; evaluation of Anterior Scalene Muscle Syndrome/Thoracic Outlet Syndrome and treatment Protocol.
ABOUT THE PRESENTER
Author, teacher and physician Dr. Jeffrey Cullers will be presenting this seminar on behalf of Dr. Ross Turchaninov the founder of The Science of Massage Institute (SOMI). Dr. Turchaninov is recognized as America’s leading expert in scientifically based Medical Massage Therapy. He has studied Medical Massage in 7 countries, published more than 50 articles in medical journals and authored three books, including Medical Massage, Volume I Second Edition, considered the authority on Medical Massage in America. His institute has analyzed and distilled the last 100 years of clinical trials from throughout the Western World to bring you incontrovertible evidenced based learning at the highest level.
FROM BASICS TO CLINICAL APPLICATION
Become a Massage Clinician. This opens your mind to making your own clinical decisions based on strict science and the data you gather from your patient. There are no two patients exactly alike! This is why strict protocols and techniques imposed on therapists have nothing to do with real Clinical Massage Science. We teach, support and nurture you until you become an independently thinking Massage Clinician, able to deliver predictable clinical results in a relatively short time.
Build and enlarge your Medical Massage Practice. We teach and guide you to build a successful Medical Massage Practice by marketing to and working successfully with physicians, chiropractors and physical therapists. When you deliver the results, they become your referral base!
Bridge yourself to a $100K income. A practice in Medical Massage has brought or is bringing all of our former students to a six-figure income. Indulge us by reading just two quotes from former students who are now successfully practicing Medical Massage as CMMPs:
“I charge $110 an hour. I average 30 to 40 treatments per week for about 48 weeks a year, so my practice generates between $158,000 to $200,000 in revenue a year before taxes and expenses.” S. Ryason, CMMP, LMT.
“I have a yearly income of $117,000. All of this revenue was generated by Medical Massage. I just recently reduced my hours by roughly half. If I decided to increase my practice to full-time again, I would easily generate $130,000 in revenue.” Curt Lezanic, CMMP, LMT.
Don’t be professionally bored. If you are bored with the same massage routine – full body massage, dark room, the same music day after day, year after year – this is the time to MAKE A CHANGE. Open yourself up to the stimulating field of Medical Massage Therapy. It makes each working day an exciting professional experience.
Only the Science of Massage Institute can guarantee that every technique and protocol is backed by 100% science, provides personal instruction from Dr. Cullers and Dr. Turchaninov and provides incredible support materials including our exclusive Video Library that make Medical Massage fun and easy. Whether you work in Stress Reduction, Sports Massage or the Clinical Massage field we offer information and training relevant to each branch of the massage profession. This is the only massage education program in the United States which has been scientifically tested (Saybrook University) and is being introduced to several hospitals and clinics as the source of Medical Massage for their Integrative Medicine Program.
In fact, if you don’t find this Medical Massage program unique and professionally rewarding, we will refund every penny of your enrollment fee! So, give yourself and your patients a chance!
What to bring
- Massage Tables WILL BE PROVIDED
- Massage Linens
- Massage lotions or oils
- Nonalcoholic beverages
What to wear
- Loose comfortable clothing such as yoga or fitness attire
Books and charts should be purchased prior to the seminar at www.scienceofmassage.com.
Silicone cupping sets, electric and cordless hand-held vibrators will be available to purchase throughout the weekend.
For additional information or to register for a portion of the 3-day seminar call Theresa at 732-319-6266.