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CONNECTIVE TISSUE MASSAGE - Science & Application of Manual Connective Tissue Massage Protocols (Bindegewebsmassage) & Cupping Therapy

Seminar Level: Advanced

Instructor: Dr. Jeffrey Cullers

In this interactive and challenging seminar our instructor, Chiropractic Physician, SOMI Certified Medical Massage Instructor/Trainer and Licensed Massage Therapist Dr. Jeff Cullers, will present the importance of identifying and eliminating fibrotic bridges/adhesions that may form in between the layers of the skin, superficial and deep fascia and the potential health risks associated when fibrotic bridges/adhesions develop in Connective Tissue structures.

Dr. Cullers will discuss the following:

  1. CTM & Medical Massage – Is there a connection?
  2. What is CTM/Bindegewebsmasage
  3. Origin and Development of CTM/Bindegewebsmassage
  4. Theoretical Foundation for the Mechanism of Effect
  5. Anatomy, Physiology & Pathophysiology of Connective Tissue
  6. Neuroanatomical and Neurophysiological Principles
  7. The Sensory System
  8. The Motor System
  9. The Autonomic Nervous System
  10. The Segmental Structure of the Body & Physiological Reflex Mechanism
  11. Introduction to Diagnostic Evaluation of CTZs
  12. CTM/Bindegewebsmassage Techniques
  13. CTM/Bindegewebsmassage Protocols
  14. Post Isometric Relaxation 

Dr. Cullers will present Connective Tissue assessment and treatment techniques discovered and developed in 1929 by Physical Therapist Emily Dickle from Germany. With the assistance of Professor Kohlrausch PhD and Dr. Veil MD in Germany, very precise and scientifically proven Connective Tissue Massage/Bindegewebsmassage protocols were tested and developed. 

In this course, you will learn how and why to use European Connective Tissue Massage/Bindegewebsmassage techniques such as German Connective Tissue Massage, Skin Rolling and Silicone Cupping.

Using these Connective Tissue assessment protocols and techniques in your private practice will produce amazing results for your clients and or patients.

What to bring

  • Massage Table and Linens
  • Massage lotions or oils
  • Snacks
  • Nonalcoholic beverages

What to wear

  • Loose comfortable clothing such as yoga or fitness attire

NOTE: Price includes a Set of 4 Durable, Easy to use and Easy to clean Silicone Cups - Glass or Hard Plastic Cups are not permitted