Shoulders and Migraine’s

This 6 hour, CE workshop is designed for massage therapists, bodyworkers, physiotherapists, and other interested fitness and health professionals, who want some ‘in-depth’ instruction on locating and treating myofascial trigger points.

 

The workshop will deal with the above issues and we will be locating and treating TrPs in the infraspinatus, supraspinatus, teres minor, and subscapularis (rotator cuff muscles). As well, the latissimus dorsi, pectoralis major/minor, serratus anterior, rhomboids, teres major, trapezius, levator scapulae, SCM, scalenes, and other neck and head muscles related to this workshop.

 

We’ll also discuss TrPs in TMJ related muscles and their role in TMJD

Whats Covered
  • detailed palpation techniques of muscles for trigger points, treatment techniques, post-treatment protocol, latent / active TrPs, contraindications.
  • explain how TrPs play a major role in shoulder pain/ROM issues and migraine.
  • discuss the muscles that play a causal role in these issues – and how to deactivate their trigger points.Trigger Point Workshop – France
  • demonstrate how exercise affects trigger points in these muscles.
  • protocol for rehabilitating the TrP affected muscle.
  • how TrPs always affect muscle strength and performance and why muscle performance always improves when trigger points are removed.
  • the effects of heat/ice on TrPs.
  • how stress, medications, over-use, trauma and skeletal abnormalities affect TrPs.

Course duration: 6 hours. Certificate will be issued

 

NCBTMB – 6 CE Hours

 

CMTBC – TBA

 

CCBC (Chiropractic) – 6 Hours

 

ANBMT CEUs – 7 Category A (only with ANBMT Hosted workshops)

 

Prerequisite: Must have attended an “Understanding Trigger Points” workshop, or be a massage therapist or certified bodyworker or a health professional who treats soft-tissue pain on a regular basis. This prerequisite may be waived by William Huhn

 

Note: Workshop prerequisites may at times be amended by a Host, to best suit the needs of the attendees.