Myofascial Techniques for the Extremities (Live)

with Pete Whitridge May 31, 2019 $125 7 NCBTMB CE Hours

Want to have fun while getting your CEUs? Spend the day with Pete Whitridge exploring deep tissue structures of the extremities and supporting self care of your own “tools.”

• Refine your touching skills and gain new confidence
• Deepen your knowledge of anatomy and fascial structures
• Teach your clients to work with you during therapy
• Eliminate chronic pain by working below the client’s pain threshold
• Slow down, focus your attention, be more effective with less effort

This workshop will offer a multi-disciplinary approach to treating chronic pain targeting the upper and lower extremities regions – your massage therapy TOOLS. Join us to explore orthopedic assessments and fascial stretching, as well as myofascial and muscle energy techniques to help identify and eliminate pain and dysfunction. Dialogue about your own specific client needs and learn self-care strategies to help yourself and your clients maintain pain free movement. We will investigate the unique nature of connective tissue and review current findings from the Fascia Research Congress.

This class is designed to help you pinpoint problem areas quickly, devise strategies to eliminate pain, and work collaboratively with your client. You will receive lots of bodywork, learn new ways to handle clients with chronic pain, and reconnect with fellow massage therapists. You will leave this class with new skills to benefit your
clients as well as to help yourself avoid injury or burnout.

Detailed Schedule
  • Friday May 31, 2019 • 9:00am - 5:00pm

About the instructor

Pete Whitridge

Pete has been a licensed massage therapist since 1988. He is a founder and Past President of the Alliance For Massage Therapy Education and has dedicated his career to helping establish high standards in massage therapy education. He teaches throughout the U.S. and is a frequent speaker at FSMTA, FCA and AMTA meetings and conventions.