This advanced course examines important terminology and techniques concerning musculoskeletal fitness and dysfunction.
This rich, valuable educational program can enhance the work of even the most experienced massage therapists, physical therapists, chiropractors, acupuncturists, and naturopathic doctors.
Discover side lying techniques useful for any client who may be unable to lie comfortably in prone or supine position. Learn how to integrative side lying massage into your traditional massage techniques providing the best access to shoulder, neck, low back and hip areas.
Learn essential sports massage techniques through this graduate-level home study program. The core study materials in this continuing education program are a thorough 125-minute video with a corresponding photographic manual, both presented by renowned instructor James Mally, ND, LMT.
Complications from Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) kill more people in the United States per year than AIDS and breast cancer combined.
Learn how to recognize the symptoms and risk factors associated with Deep Vein Thrombosis and to distinguish a muscular problem from a more dangerous scenario.
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Amanda Webb, LMT
Great info! I've always worried about DVTs in my practice, but never had very indepth training on them. I will be much, much more aware as I move forward, and the screening sheet is going to become part of my new-client paperwork. Thank you!
P. Campbell, LMT
This was the best online class I have ever taken. Dr. Mally was very specific and detailed. I felt he did not leave anything out when it came to detailing the stroke and also draping the client. The book followed the video so I was able to pause the DVD, read the section and then watch Dr. Mally perform the stroke. After five years as a massage therapist, I felt this was the best class to review my deep tissue massage applications and to learn new strokes. I highly recommend this class.
K. Redfern, LMT, NCTMB, AMTA
I thought that the course was exceptional. I love the DVD and the handout flipbook coursework. They are presented very clearly and are an excellent reference guide. I know that I will be using these techniques in my practice and I will be able to refer back to both the DVD and handouts whenever I have a client who presents with specific type injuries.
The Side-Lying Massage course exceeded my expectations. The material was very easy to understand. I liked the workbook that can stand on edge and the content in it was very clear and concise. The videos were also very good. I can't wait to use these techniques in my practice, and I would recommend this course to anyone. After taking this course, I am interested in taking other courses taught by Dr. James Mally.
Kelley Holmes-Morton, LMT
I have been a professional massage therapist since 1999. This course was so educational. I will be honest, I thought it was going to be boring and dull, but it was so informative. I will be looking at my intakes much more carefully, especially when clients request deep tissue therapy.
Dr. James R. Mally graduated from massage school in 1976 with over 1,000 hours of training, later attending Bastyr College of Naturopathic Medicine earning a Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine degree in 1984. As the founder of the Healing Arts Institute, a massage therapy school in California, Dr. Mally is an administrator and teacher of anatomy and physiology, massage, business, ethics, deep tissue massage, sports massage and other courses. Dr. Mally has had over 30 years of teaching experience in the massage and healthcare field.
Original founder of the Institute for Integrative Healthcare Studies, Ralph graduated from The Swedish Institute, New York in 1981. A New York State Licensed Massage Therapist, Ralph was also the associate producer and host of the Holistic Health and Wellness and Natural Wellness programs in White Plains, NY, the creator of the Loving Pregnancy Massage video and author of the Healing Energy & Touch course manual.
Ralph has also authored and co-authored additional courses with the Institute including Developing a Wellness Center, Prenatal Massage Fundamentals, Infectious Disease: HIV/AIDS, Infectious Disease: Hepatitis, Medical Errors, Ethics: Therapeutic Relationships, Advanced Anatomy & Physiology, Deep Vein Thrombosis and Ethics: Practice Management.