Sports Massage & Pathology - Upper Extremities October 28, 2017

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Sports Massage & Pathology - Upper Extremities October 28, 2017

Continuing Education
October 28, 2017 - 9:30am to October 29, 2017 - 5:30pm
Chicago Campus
65 E Wacker Pl
Chicago, IL 60601

Sports Massage & Pathology - Upper Extremities

with Sterling Richards, LMT

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October 28th and October 29th, 2017
9:30am - 5:30pm
NCBTMB and Illinois Approved for 14 Hours

Course Description

Sports Pathology and Massage expands on the techniques developed in Swedish massage and the knowledge of the muscular skeletal system to evaluate and treat athletes and sports injuries.  In this course the student will learn sport specific techniques in order to treat athletes in all areas of their training and competition including pre-competition, post-competition, injury both in season and off-season and more.  Students will perform posture analysis, evaluate joint mobility, determine abnormalities in joints and learn how to execute orthopedic tests used for evaluation.  At the conclusion of the course the student will be able to assess an athlete and perform a treatment protocol to assist the athlete by maintaining function and enhancing performance of the athlete.

Course Learning Objectives

  • Anatomy/Physiology/Kinesiology
  • Body Mechanics and Basic Techniques 
  • Joint Assessment and Posture Analysis
  • Anatomy and Physiology of Injury and Healing
  • Common Injuries and Ailments in Sports
  • Orthopedic Testing
  • Additional Techniques
  • Treatment Exchange (Practice)

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