Newfoundland and Labrador Massage Therapists
COURSE DESCRIPTIONS and approved CECs for CMTNL
Optimizing Shoulder Function
3.5 Category A ceus
Covers shoulder anatomy, function, and critical role of the scapula. Learn the most effective exercises for shoulder injuries (impingement, rotator cuff tear, bursitis, adhesive subluxations, dislocations) and how to prevent them! Become the expert on the most mobile joint in the human body!
Part 1: Optimizing Hip and Knee Function: Fresh Ideas for Management of Osteoarthritis and Hip/Knee Joint Replacements"
5 Category A ceus
Feeling uncertain about how to best train clients with hip or knee replacements or osteoarthritis? Learn the latest total joint surgical procedures and the most effective prehab/posthab exercises. Correct common muscle imbalances, prevent dislocations, and improve gait in your clients with osteoarthritis or hip/knee replacements. With 1 in 5 people living with osteoarthritis, find out how the right neuromuscular exercises can help this condition and even prevent surgery! Learn about the new core stability
"wrap around your glut" technique!
(no prerequisite for this course)
Part 2: Optimizing Hip and Knee Function: Taking it to the next level.
*must complete Part 1 to attend Part 2
5 Category A ceus
Learn how to help your clients' achieve their life goals and effectively return to sport and work post joint replacement. Many in the younger population are undergoing joint replacement surgery and they have ambitious goals to live life to the fullest. This workshop covers post op musculoskeletal complications, return to work and sport exercises, targeted stretching and gait analysis and tips
relevant to this active population.
Finding Balance: Dual Task,Cognition and Vestibular Exercise Workshop
4 Category A ceus
Learn the latest research on how best to incorporate thinking, vestibular, and dual tasks into your exercises to improve balance
and selective attention. What is vertigo and how can you recognize it? Help your clients reduce risk of falling and improve
function in the real world. All participants leave with a toolbox full of activities they can implement immediately into their
practice (1:1, small group, and larger classes).
Gait: The Crucial Step
2 Category A ceus
Gait analysis is a step we often skip with clients but it is the key to full functional recovery from injury or surgery. Learn how to quickly assess gait errors and correct in one session! Watch your clients return to their active lives!