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At Erik Dalton’s Freedom From Pain Institute, we understand that securing top-notch continuing education (CE) hours is a priority for manual therapists who may not only need CE credits to maintain their credentials, but also want to enroll in CE as a means of advancing their skills, better serving clients and, in turn, creating greater success. At Erik Dalton’s Freedom From Pain Institute, our goal is to ensure that each CE course we offer, from online classes and home-study programs to live workshops and seminars, delivers the highest quality hands-on education and training. Each of these courses and workshops centers on a powerfully effective modality for the non-invasive management of all kinds of client pain. This modality is called Myoskeletal Alignment Techniques (MAT), and it’s a potent blend of deep tissue, muscle energy and joint stretching techniques.

Developed, refined and expanded by Erik Dalton over decades of practice and teaching, MAT has become the top choice for continuing education among a broad spectrum of manual therapists, such as massage and bodywork practitioners, athletic trainers, orthopedic and functional movement experts, structural integration therapists, and many more. The solid, positive reputation of manual therapy pioneer and leader Erik Dalton, as well as each and every one of his MAT classes, has propelled the freedom from pain modality to the head of the pack when it comes to CE programs that will not only net the proper approved credits, but also deliver the skills necessary to move fluidly into the lucrative world of manual therapy for pain management.

Freedom From Pain Pays

It’s not hard to understand why the manual therapist who can offer his or her clients lasting freedom from pain is going to be one well-compensated practitioner. Any of us who have ever been in pain for more than a little while know that the prospect of relief is one we would be willing to pay for without hesitation. Therefore, those manual therapists who complete a Myoskeletal Alignment Therapist CE course and upgrade their education to Master Myoskeletal Therapist (MMT) credential can expect a fabulous return on that investment in the form of more satisfied clients, increased referrals and the subsequent confidence necessary to raise session fees. This also translates to those practitioners who may wish to seek more prestigious and better-paying employment, as becoming a Certified Myoskeletal Therapist can open the door to salaried positions within sports and medical clinics focused on delivering freedom from pain to their clients.

These are among the many reasons why Erik Dalton’s freedom from pain and MAT have been at the forefront of continuing education for manual therapists for nearly 20 years. That kind of staying power for an educator and the freedom from pain modality speaks to the efficacy of this hands-on work. Whether your clients are looking for relief from chronic back, neck and shoulder pain or seeking freedom from pain from an issue that’s a bit more mysterious and complicated, your education in MAT will prepare you to handle each scenario in the best possible manner, beginning with strategic assessment protocols for all clients. From there, you will learn how to use the perfect blend of techniques, including deep tissue massage, joint stretching, muscle energy maneuvers and prescribed client “homework,” in order to deliver on lasting freedom from pain.

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Join me, Whitney Lowe, Ben Benjamin, Clint Chandler, Douglas Nelson, Heath and Nichole Reed, and Til Luchau at the ABMP Head & Neck Summit September 12, 2016, for a full day of free online education.

Don't miss my new "The 42 Pound Head: Fixing Funky Necks" featured at 7:00 pm ET. A record-breaking 13,000 bodyworkers attended last year, so come join the fun! Register FREE HERE. www.abmp.com/news/abmp-head-neck-summit-registration-open

"The 42-pound Head" Description
The neck is burdened with the challenging task of supporting the head while at the same time allowing an incredible range of movement. Because of tension, trauma, and poor postural habits, it comes as no surprise that neck and head pain are two of the most frequently seen client complaints. In this new 42-pound head presentation, you'll learn shortcuts for assessing and correcting neurogenic headaches such as occipital neuralgia, TMJ, dowager's humps, radicular arm and rib pain, and the dreaded "locked-neck monster."

Although humans are perfectly adapted to work with maximal efficiency and low levels of energy, many of our clients present as noisy machines, which waste a lot of energy. But, motion is lotion and some believe that nothing stirs the juice like good bodywork and corrective exercise. Let's stop chasing pain and start focusing on loss of function. This presentation is specially designed for all you "in-the-trenches blue-collar" bodyworkers and it's gonna be an adrenalized blast. In touch, Erik
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Join me, Whitney Lowe, Ben Benjamin, Clint Chandler, Douglas Nelson, Heath and Nichole Reed, and Til Luchau at the ABMP Head & Neck Summit September 12, 2016, for a full day of free online education. 

Dont miss my new  The 42 Pound Head: Fixing Funky Necks featured at 7:00 pm ET. A record-breaking 13,000 bodyworkers attended last year, so come join the fun! Register FREE HERE. https://www.abmp.com/news/abmp-head-neck-summit-registration-open
 
The 42-pound Head Description 
The neck is burdened with the challenging task of supporting the head while at the same time allowing an incredible range of movement. Because of tension, trauma, and poor postural habits, it comes as no surprise that neck and head pain are two of the most frequently seen client complaints. In this new 42-pound head presentation, youll learn shortcuts for assessing and correcting neurogenic headaches such as occipital neuralgia, TMJ, dowagers humps, radicular arm and rib pain, and the dreaded locked-neck monster. 
 
Although humans are perfectly adapted to work with maximal efficiency and low levels of energy, many of our clients present as noisy machines, which waste a lot of energy. But, motion is lotion and some believe that nothing stirs the juice like good bodywork and corrective exercise. Lets stop chasing pain and start focusing on loss of function. This presentation is specially designed for all you in-the-trenches blue-collar bodyworkers and its gonna be an adrenalized blast. In touch, Erik

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You're kidding! A Free Head-Neck podcast with Erik Dalton, Whitney Lowe, Douglas Nelson, Til Luchau, Ben Benjamin, and more?21 hours ago   ·  10

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Tanya AugerWill there be a replay? Mondays are busy at the office.

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Janella RollertI'm not an MT yet, but would love to find one who can give some good neck work!

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Joel KouyoumjianI won't be able to attend the live version, but I registered to see it when I get back home.

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Kieu Vuong NguyenI'll be there ! Can't wait

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Magga CaninoWish I could!!

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Firmansyah R PurwantoGreat

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Chelsea AnneI encounter so many issues with the head, neck, and shoulders in my practice that are persistent! I can't wait for this presentation and am thankful that you're offering it free.

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Gurina Van Damme LmtI lost my c curve in my neck in a car accident. It is painful and it sucks!!!!! Also the dummy fractured my L5 S1 in my spine!!!!

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Kevin G. ParkerVerbal poetry once again.

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Carol SwensonGreat! thanks so much

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Shirley Patton-ParkVery interesting and excited to learn more-

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Jennifer McGheeI wish I had unlimited internet..videos and webinars eat up data :(

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Nathy NatHi, I'm interested in the course but seems only available in North America. If it's an online, can I join? I'm in Australia

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Megan ReadI have 2 clients i can think of with this issue now and incorporating a posture pump recommended by the chiropractor. Please! Tell me your secret to this! I want them to get faster progress

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Marion WeickertI live in Germany and 7pm EST will 1 AM German time. Will there be a replay? I'd appreciate it!

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Linda BakerKarla Thornton Mallory Puthoff Janelle Marie Ann Borchers Abby Moeller I think this would be fantastic for all of us to see. and FREE! :)

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Crystal AzulI'm not a massage therapist so I hope I can at least watch this. I have this issue and I get lots of body work done by massage therapists. I just want to correct this bad habit.

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Nancy Babin WisemanFantastic !!!! Thanks 🙏

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Yvonne Cook LmtRegistered!

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Ahmed MohmedWhat is this

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Rachel HolmgrenAwesome!!

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Stephanie OlsonawskiExcited for this!

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Chelsea Hazzard NesmithTeresa Edmilao Jules Planetearth you might be interested in this webinar

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Testimonials...how MAT has improved practices

  • “Loving what I do for a living! Continuing my personal education, I believe I have found the best method with your Myoskeletal Alignment Techniques. I consider myself a medical professional and am looking forward to making a difference in my clients, rather than “just chasing the pain.” Thank you for sharing.” Carol McCorvie

    Carol McCorvie
  • “Dalton without a doubt raises the bar for massage therapists. This is the type of information we as a group need to learn if we really want to help those in pain.” James Moon

    James Moon
  • “This course was exactly what I needed to revive my interest in myoskeletal bodywork and application. I have recently transitioned into a clinical environment as a practitioner and have found the information invaluable. Thank you.” Shelby Wohleber

    Shelby Wohleber
  • “This was the best learning experience I ever had. The audiovisual and course material were excellent. I integrated it in my practice with good results. Working for 30 years hands-on and still learning. This was great!” Catharina Oberholzer

    Catharina Oberholzer
  • “I have been a massage therapist for over 14 years, and had become stagnant in my practice. Through the years I have taken many CE classes which were a complete waste of time.. his courses actually deliver. As soon as I received the material, I got started right away. I was amazed when my clients were getting great results. Thank you, Mr. Dalton for sparking a new, creative and remarkable passion in my practice.” Tracy D. Frazier, LMT

    Tracy D. Frazier, LMT
  • “It’s amazing how you developed these techniques that literally change the quality of life for people getting this treatment. My fibro client is raving about how much better she feels and told her doctor who wants to refer his other patients to me. The only problem I have with using these techniques in my practice is that I have a waiting list and I am booked solid.   Dorie Miller

    Dorie Miller