Course Details

Cervical and Upper Extremity- Orthopedic Assessment and Treatment

November 16, 2019 - November 17, 2019
$.00 | 11.25 credits

Course Description

“Cervical and upper extremity- Orthopedic Assessment and Treatment”

Instructor: Mike Dixon RMT
Instructional time: 14.5 hours
Duration: 2 days
Instructor/student ratio: 20 to one
Course booklet/Notes will be provided
Time distribution Practical vs. lecture: 70/30 percent

Course description:                                 
This course was designed to give the participants an excellent understanding and review of orthopedic assessments and treatment protocols for the Cervical spine and upper extremity region. Review of Anatomy, kinesiology and common musculoskeletal conditions will be presented and reviewed.

Cervical spine and upper extremity dysfunctions are commonly seen by massage therapists and often some of the most difficult conditions to affect positive outcomes. For example, ever wondered how you could effectively treat cervical spinal stenosis, thoracic outlet syndrome, medial, lateral epicondylitis and carpal tunnel syndrome? Treatment techniques for these dysfunctions will be taught and explored with the group. Treatment techniques such as joint play mobilizations (glides), tractions, nerve stretches/glides, end-range loading, muscle energy, contractile myofascial release, direct and indirect long and short lever mobilizations and proper use of a treatment/mobilization belt will be demonstrated and discussed.

The course will be held over 2 days with 14.5 hours of instructional classroom time. The participants will have adequate time to practice the techniques demonstrated.

·         Participants to please bring: Sheets, and comfortable clothing.

·         Instructor to provide, course notes, certificates, and mobilization belts

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Modality: Joint mobilization


Red Deer | AB


Mike Dixon RMT

[email protected] | 604-802-9322

Contact the CMMOTA

Canadian Massage & Manual Osteopathic Therapists Association
#219, 3722 57 Ave
Red Deer, Alberta
Canada T4N 4R7