Massage therapy a medical modality

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Andrew Wolfe,LMP of Harmony Licensed Massage Therapy presents power point presentation, he created to illustrate massage therapy as a medical modality of natural and effective means to rehabilitation of medical injury care and recovery from soft tissue care and disfunction. His private practice,is based in Arlington Washington. He has over 23 years clinical advanced training and experience;since 1987.

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  • Example of connective tissue pulling on taunt sheet and seeing the pull on the opposite corner. Example of the ripple affect by casting a stone in the water.
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    1. 1. Massage Therapy a Medical Modality By Andrew Wolfe, L.M.P. <br />
    2. 2. I FOUNDATION<br />II APPLICATION & TECHNIQUES<br />III REVIEW<br />
    3. 3. FOUNDATION<br />
    4. 4. Skeletal and Muscular Systems<br />
    5. 5. Injury, Spasm & Pain<br />
    6. 6. Connective Tissue<br />
    7. 7. Connective tissue-tendon;muscle to bone<br />
    8. 8. Fascia-the web that covers ,binds and connects.<br />
    9. 9. Fascia (left); connective tissue <br />
    10. 10. Body mechanics and posture<br />
    11. 11. Example of poor body mechanics; Patient with high left shoulder. <br />
    12. 12. Foot/ankle imbalance creating knee and hip dysfunction.<br />
    13. 13. Layers of influence on the musculature; PAIN LEVELS<br />
    14. 14. Outside -environment<br />
    15. 15. Outside - environment<br />
    16. 16. Outside - environment<br />
    17. 17. Outside – environment <br />
    18. 18. Outside- environment <br />
    19. 19. Pain Behaviors <br />
    20. 20. Pain Behaviors <br />
    21. 21. Suffering<br />
    22. 22. Emotions & Thoughts <br />
    23. 23. Pain Sensation<br />
    24. 24. Pain sensations; referred pain<br />
    25. 25. Pain Sensation; Tender Points (Fibromyalgia)<br />
    26. 26. Pain sensations; BackPainCycle<br />
    27. 27. Tissue Damage<br />
    28. 28. Application and Technique<br />
    29. 29. Cervical Muscles <br />
    30. 30. Cervical Whiplash, Headache and Migraine<br />
    31. 31. Cervical massage with manual traction<br />
    32. 32. Shoulder region<br />
    33. 33. Shoulder impingement<br />
    34. 34. Passive remedial movement and massage<br />
    35. 35. Soft tissue release posterior shoulder<br />
    36. 36. Thoracic Outlet Syndrome<br />
    37. 37. TOS tender points<br />
    38. 38. Lengthening the Scalenes with massage and passive stretching<br />
    39. 39. Rotator Cuff Injury<br />
    40. 40. Remedial movement of anterior Remedial movement of anterior shoulder with massage<br />
    41. 41. Carpel Tunnel Syndrome and massage <br />
    42. 42. Elbow- tendonitis and massage<br />
    43. 43. Spinal deep muscles of the backMassage Therapy with lengthening<br />
    44. 44. Low back pain trigger points and referred pain<br />
    45. 45. Low back pain- anterior Psoas release (massage)<br />
    46. 46. Low back- hip pain<br />
    47. 47. Low Pack Pain- Sciatica<br />
    48. 48. Low Back Pain- Lateral aspect<br />
    49. 49. Knee anatomy<br />
    50. 50. Feet- the foundation<br />
    51. 51. Review<br />
    52. 52. Skeletal and Muscular Systems<br />
    53. 53. Connective Tissue<br />
    54. 54. Body mechanics and compensation<br />
    55. 55. Environment<br />
    56. 56. Referred pain<br />
    57. 57. Massage Therapy coverage for work and motor vehicle accidents<br />
    58. 58. Massage Therapycare for pre/post surgery & injury<br />
    59. 59. Andrew Wolfe, LMP “Compassionate care, tough on pain.” <br />

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