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MMT II: Upper Extremity Pain & Dysfunction
Part of our online Masterclass
Earn a Certificate of Achievement for 72 “Home Study” CE Hours
A pre-requisite for attending our optional 4-day live Techniques Intensive to earn 28 Live CE Hours and your Certification as a Medical Massage Therapist

Beginning with a review of functional anatomy and pathophysiology, you will learn systematic treatment protocols for every major soft tissue condition in the upper extremity. You will learn orthopedic assessment skills, trigger point techniques to eliminate referred pain and myofascial techniques to effectively treat conditions including:Sidelying Upper Arm Glide
  • Rotator Cuff Syndrome
  • Wartenberg’s Syndrome
  • Lateral & Medial Epicondylitis
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Guyon’s Canal Syndrome

Course instruction will include lecture, demonstration and extensive hands-on practice.
Rehabilitation exercises and practical hydrotherapy will be suggested for all conditions treated.

Each seminar comes with a 45 page illustrated manual. 

Acknowledgements    ii
Introduction    1
Functional Anatomy Review    2
Postural Analysis and Physical Assessment    5
Orthopedic Range of Motion Testing    6

  • Active ROM    6
  • Passive ROM    8
  • Manual Resistive Tests    8

Orthopedic Physical Assessment Tests    9

  • Special Regional Tests    9

Review of Techniques and Methodology    15
Pathologies    16
Double Crush Syndrome
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
Costoclavicular Syndrome
Pectoralis Minor Syndrome
Myogenic TOS
Adhesive Capsulitis/Frozen Shoulder
Bicipital Tendinosis
Rotator Cuff Tendinosis
Medial Epicondylitis/Golfer’s Elbow
Lateral Epicondylitis/Tennis Elbow
Radial Nerve Entrapment Neuropathies
Radial Tunnel Syndrome
Wartenberg’s Syndrome
Intersection Syndrome
Median Nerve Entrapment Neuropathies
Pronator Teres/Anterior Interosseous Nerve Syndromes
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Ulnar Nerve Entrapment Neuropathies
Cubital NerveSyndrome
Guyon Tunnel Syndrome
deQuervain’s Stenosing Tenosynovitis
Bursitis- Sub-acromial, Olecranon

Manual Treatment Techniques    22

  • Supine    22
  • Sidelying    27
  • Prone    30

Rehabilitation Exercise    32

  • Self-Care Treatment    33
  • Stretching Exercises    34
  • Rehab Protocols    37

Hydrotherapy    39
Definitions    40
References and Suggested Reading    40

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