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Seminar Level: Intermediate/Advanced (No Prerequisite Needed)
Instructor: Dr. Jeffrey Cullers
July 18th: 8:00am – 2:00pm (Part 1)
July 18th: 3:00pm – 9:00pm (Part 2)
This course consists of the following number of CEs:
- 12 LIVE NCBTMB Approved CEs
In this interactive and challenging seminar, Board Certified 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 Somatic Rehabilitation and how to properly assess, treat and oftentimes eliminate a condition affecting many people today called Upper Cross Syndrome generically called "Text Neck".
Upper Cross Syndrome can lead to a condition called Anterior Scalene Muscle Syndrome or ASMS. ASMS can contribute to 14 conditions related to the upper extremities and affects many people today.
Using hands-on training, students will learn how to easily assess for conditions related to the cervical spine and upper extremity such as Anterior Scalene Muscle Syndrome aka Thoracic Outlet Syndrome, Upper Cross Syndrome. We will establish a logical understanding of the scientifically based pattern of soft tissue rehabilitation using the concept of Somatic Rehabilitation aka Medical Massage.
This seminar will focus on the anatomy and physiology of Scalene Muscles, their relation to Brachial Plexus, Subclavian Artery, and Vein; assessment and evaluation of Anterior Scalene Muscle Syndrome/Thoracic Outlet Syndrome and the proper application of easy to use hands-on treatment Protocol.
- PC or Mac - Laptop or Desktop with a webcam
- Strong Internet Connection
- Snacks and Beverages
Items Needed (Optional):
- Massage Table/Linens
- This is a 2 PART LIVE course presented using ZOOM webinar. For the Hands-On portion of this course, to learn the Hands-On techniques presented, it is recommended to have a client/person to perform the techniques on. If you do not have someone to practice on, you will be observing.
National Academy of Medical Massage dba Premier Continuing Education is approved by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB) as a continuing education Approved Provider and is also sponsored by NCBTMB to teach New York LMTs continuing education that is accepted by the state of New York for license renewal.