Trigger Points Common to Athletes

 

This 8 hour, CE workshop is designed for athletes, bodyworkers, physiotherapists, fitness trainers, and other interested fitness and health professionals, who desire some in-depth instruction regarding Trigger Point protocol and locating and treating myofascial trigger points that are common to the athletic body.

 

The workshop will cover the above topics and we will be locating and treating TrPs in the

  • SITS,
  • pec major/minor,
  • quadratus lumborum,
  • piriformis,
  • gluteus min/med/max,
  • hamstrings and
  • quadriceps

Attendees will also practice palpation techniques to discover and treat TrPs in the hip adductors, iliopsoas, gastrocs, and other relative muscles.

 

We’ll also discuss TrPs, that effect the pelvic and genital/rectal area, which is a common complaint from athletes.

Whats Covered
  • detailed palpation techniques of muscles for trigger points, treatment techniques, post-treatment protocol, latent/active TrPs, contraindications.
  • symptoms that include; shoulder, elbow, groin, perineum, hamstring, knee, hip, buttock. As well, attendees will discover and be shown the trigger points that may produce the symptoms of shinsplints, heel spurs, plantar fasciitis, piriformis syndrome, and more!
  • discuss the muscles that play a causal role in these issues – and how to deactivate their trigger points.
  • 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: 8 hours.

 

Certificate of Completion will be issued

 

NCBTMB – 8 CE Hours
CSEP – 8 CECs (Category G)

 

Ideal Workshop for: Sports Massage Therapists, Physiotherapists, Kinesiologists, Personal Trainers and Athletes

 

 

Upcoming Events

Vancouver, BC, Canada

Date: March 2019

1-day workshop – 8 hours
NCBTMB 8 CE Hours
CSEP 8 CE Credits (Category G)
Presented by: William Huhn
Prerequisites: None

Venue: TBA

Registration Fee: $250.00

Certificate of Completion will be issued.

 

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Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Date: TBA

1-day workshop – 8 hours
NCBTMB 8 CE Hours
CSEP 8 CE Credits (Category G)
Presented by: William Huhn
Prerequisites: None

Venue: TBA

Registration Fee: $250.00

Certificate of Completion will be issued.

 

Our Refund Policy

Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada

Date: Spring 2019

1-day workshop – 8 hours
NCBTMB 8 CE Hours
CSEP 8 CE Credits (Category G)
Presented by: William Huhn
Prerequisites: None

Venue: TBA

Registration Fee: $250.00

Certificate of Completion will be issued.

 

Our Refund Policy

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