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  • M. T. Wellness Training Center

    1. 1. M. T. Wellness Training Center MRMT ® Program Information Session March 15, 2011
    2. 2. Medical Restorative Massage Therapy ® <ul><li>Medical Restorative Massage Therapy (MRMT) is the advanced practice of: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reducing chronic pain and restoring physical function, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Through the passive and active application of blended massage therapy techniques, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Within the structure of a medical model. </li></ul></ul>A New, Emerging Discipline
    3. 3. Medical Restorative Massage Therapy ® <ul><li>Requires an in-depth understanding anatomy – more than just for the LMT exam. </li></ul><ul><li>Advanced knowledge of how the body responds to specific massage therapy techniques. </li></ul><ul><li>Techniques are applied in a blended fashion. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Passive Pain Management Techniques </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Active Restorative Function Techniques™ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Reliance on a medical model. </li></ul>Foundations of the Discipline
    4. 4. Medical Restorative Massage Therapy ® <ul><li>Assess the patient’s condition and identify specific dysfunction(s) continuously during the course of treatment. </li></ul><ul><li>Develop an individualized Plan of Care . </li></ul><ul><li>Execute the Plan of Care, including patient self-care regarding behaviors or lifestyle issues that impact current pain and diminished physical function. </li></ul><ul><li>Maintain records and charts to monitor progress and adjust the Plan of Care as appropriate. </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborate and communicate with physicians and other medical professionals to function as part of each patient’s healthcare team. </li></ul>Five Basic Components:
    5. 5. <ul><li>MRMT focuses on when and why to apply a fundamental technique to reduce pain and / or restore physical function. </li></ul><ul><li>The following techniques are incorporated into the training and practice of MRMT: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Structural and Postural Integration Approaches </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Dr. Kellogg’s The Art of Massage , Swedish Massage </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Emphasis on active joint movements </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Neuromuscular Approaches </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Neuromuscular Techniques, Orthorelease, Trigger Point Therapy </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Myofascial Approaches </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Myofascial Release, Soft Tissue Mobilization, Deep Tissue Massage </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Integrated Approaches </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Sports Massage, Pre-natal Massage, Geriatric Massage </li></ul></ul></ul>Medical Restorative Massage Therapy ® Combining approaches for the best patient care
    6. 6. Medical Restorative Massage Therapy ® Focus On The Results Before Restorative Maintenance
    7. 7. Medical Restorative Massage Therapy ® Differences Traditional Massage MRMT <ul><li>Therapists do their own thing, </li></ul><ul><li>No or minimal documentation, </li></ul><ul><li>Often independent contractors, </li></ul><ul><li>Individual contributor, </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on a few techniques. </li></ul><ul><li>Reducing pain, relaxing and pampering the client are common goals. </li></ul><ul><li>Therapists follow process and structure, </li></ul><ul><li>Planning and documentation, </li></ul><ul><li>Employee or practice owner, </li></ul><ul><li>Member of a team, </li></ul><ul><li>Master of multiple techniques and blended application, </li></ul><ul><li>Reducing pain and restoring physical function is the only goal, with an emphasis on restoring function. </li></ul>
    8. 8. Medical Restorative Massage Therapy ® Differences Traditional Massage MRMT <ul><li>Pay per massage or commission, </li></ul><ul><li>Limited or no benefits, </li></ul><ul><li>Weekend workshops for continuing education, </li></ul><ul><li>Undefined and uncertain career path. </li></ul><ul><li>Guaranteed salary income at M. T. Wellness, </li></ul><ul><li>Benefits, </li></ul><ul><li>Advanced certification and on-going training, </li></ul><ul><li>Career path based on achievement and ability advanced career paths options in management or education. </li></ul>
    9. 9. M. T. Wellness <ul><li>Started in 1997 as Thuy, a table and a room. </li></ul><ul><li>First opened the Clinic, and later began training new therapists. </li></ul><ul><li>M. T. Wellness Clinic: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Provides Medical Restorative Massage Therapy ® to clients experiencing chronic pain and / or loss of physical function. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Extremely successful – we have too many patients! </li></ul></ul><ul><li>M. T. Wellness Training Center: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Initially offered two programs: one for basic massage and one for advanced training and certification </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MRMT ® Program combines basic and advanced training for licensed massage therapists and certification in MRMT. </li></ul></ul>History
    10. 10. M. T. Wellness <ul><li>Clinic revenues have doubled over the last four years. </li></ul><ul><li>Clinic prices have increased by 45%. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Current rate for a one hour MRMT appointment is $80-$120. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Majority of all visits are self-paid. </li></ul><ul><li>We are an approved provider for OSU Health Plan. </li></ul><ul><li>We actively work with over 100 physicians in central Ohio. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Physician referrals are an important source of new patients. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Our patient waiting list is long and growing. </li></ul><ul><li>Our #1 problem is lack of trained therapists! </li></ul>Business Overview
    11. 11. MRMT ® Program Overview
    12. 12. MRMT ® Program <ul><li>The MRMT Program is the first important step on the path to a rewarding health care career in Medical Restorative Massage Therapy. </li></ul><ul><li>Our program will help you prepare for: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>State Medical Board exam for massage therapists (LMT) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Advanced certification in MRMT (CMRMT) </li></ul></ul>The First Step…
    13. 13. MRMT ® Program The Path * Placement is not guaranteed. Placement is dependent on student performance and the preferences of the employer and the student.
    14. 14. MRMT ® Program <ul><li>1,092 clock hours of instruction in: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Anatomy, physiology, pathology, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Basic Kellogg procedures, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Passive Pain Management Techniques, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Active Restorative Function Techniques™, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Medical courses, including documentation, communication and overview of health care systems, and </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Professional development courses, including business organization, ethics, leadership. </li></ul></ul>Curriculum
    15. 15. MRMT ® Program <ul><li>Level 1 Student Clinic </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Practice passive pain management techniques in a clinical setting. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Learn how to interact with patients. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Assessment, documentation and evaluation. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>We use real patients, not your classmates. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Level 2 Student Clinic </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Practice Active Restorative Function Techniques™. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Train for daily life as a CMRMT. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Work on complex issues with real chronic pain patients. </li></ul></ul>Hands-on learning
    16. 16. MRMT ® Program <ul><li>18 months, beginning May 2011, ending October 2012 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>6 terms, each 12 weeks long </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>7-12 days of break between terms </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Eligible for December 2012 exam </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Tuesday and Thursday from 8am-5pm </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Allows for students to work part-time while in school. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Student clinics will be scheduled according to availability. </li></ul></ul>Schedule
    17. 17. MRMT ® Program <ul><li>Tuition: $2,912 per term, or $971 per month </li></ul><ul><li>Application fee: $100 </li></ul><ul><li>Other costs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>School uniform shirts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Textbooks (about $350 for the entire program, not per term) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>State Medical Board-required fees </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Materials such as sheets, tables and other massage supplies will be provided by M. T. Wellness. </li></ul>Fees
    18. 18. MRMT ® Program <ul><li>Most comprehensive massage education in Central Ohio. </li></ul><ul><li>The only program to combine basic massage courses and advanced certification. </li></ul><ul><li>We focus on what you need to know, not just the exam. </li></ul><ul><li>100% pass rate for the LMT exam. </li></ul><ul><li>Specialization to give you a competitive edge. </li></ul><ul><li>Small class sizes for better learning. </li></ul><ul><li>Experience with patients in student clinics. </li></ul><ul><li>Faculty members are practicing therapists, giving you the latest and best information. </li></ul><ul><li>Our team environment supports your learning and development. </li></ul><ul><li>Opportunity for stable, secure and rewarding (both financially and personally) careers. </li></ul>Advantages
    19. 19. M. T. Wellness Summary <ul><li>We love what we do, </li></ul><ul><li>Our patients love what we do, and </li></ul><ul><li>We’re looking for teammates who share the same passion. </li></ul><ul><li>Lets work for a win/win – new careers for you, top-quality therapists for the MRMT ® discipline! </li></ul>
    20. 20. Contact us with questions or to schedule a meeting with the Director of Training. M. T. Wellness Training Center 1151 Bethel Road, Suite 303 Columbus, OH 43220 Phone: 614-273-1445 [email_address] www.mtwellnessclinic.com