Your ultimate goal is not only to help more people in pain, but also to learn new skills that will increase the demand for your services and allow you to charge higher fees per session. Therefore, as you ponder how to increase your salary as a massage or bodywork therapist, be sure to investigate manual therapy methods that merit greater pay. One such modality is Erik Dalton’s Myoskeletal Alignment Techniques (MAT). A research-informed system of assessment and treatment protocols, MAT includes myofascial, neural, and joint stretching techniques and accompanying corrective exercises that cater to “blue-collar” in-the-trenches bodyworker. If you’re looking for a proven integrated system to unlock patterns that keep clients in chronic pain, you’ve come to the right place.
Most clients/patients have postural problems and mobility issues that may result in chronic pain. By combining Erik Dalton’s techniques with Janda’s simplified assessment formula, therapists can quickly identify and correct common pain-producing conditions such as neck cricks, dowager’s humps, scoliosis, and forward head and ‘swayback’ postures. Specially designed for practicing bodyworkers, these techniques will add value to your skill-set, boost customer satisfaction, and increase referrals.
NCBTMB approved Posture & Pain Myoskeletal Therapist Certification.
Join Erik Dalton as he explores the fascinating world of upper body compensatory patterns and reflexogenic pain. Brought to you in dazzling detail, this handsome home-study program will show how to localize down to the dysfunctional lesion to help with chronic client complaints.
NCBTMB approved Upper Body Myoskeletal Therapist Certification includes 2 CE Ethics Course.
A myoskeletal mechanic doesn’t just treat plantar fasciitis, bum knees, painful SI joints or functional scoliosis in isolation but searches for compensatory kinks that initiate pain-spasm-pain cycles. This impressive 9-piece DVD collection takes you to the heart of many chronic low, back, hip & leg pain conditions.
NCBTMB approved Lower Body Myoskeletal Therapist Certification.
Treating Trapped Nerves Home-Study
Learn 65 nerve mobilization techniques as featured in Erik’s new “Treating Trapped Nerves” home-study course. You’ll love how easily these routines integrate into your existing massage and bodywork practice, and your clients will be amazed at how quickly they are free of nagging pinched nerve pain emanating from the neck, thoracic outlet, cubital tunnel, Guyton’s tunnel, carpal tunnel, sciatic nerve, etc.
Shoulder Arm & Hand
Beat Pain at its own game with Erik Dalton’s 65 sports therapy, structural integration and pain management techniques for relieving chronic muscle spasm caused by joint blockage. Follow Dalton’s two-step protocol for assessing and correcting painful shoulders, elbows, wrists and hands.
Dalton Technique Tour
This 3-DVD set plus step-by-step manual was formulated for the in-the-trenches massage and bodyworkers. Each technique is sectioned so you can easily locate and practice a particular maneuver until you get it.
Includes 3 home-study courses: Posture Pain, Upper Body and Lower Body with “Certified Myoskeletal Therapist” diplomas and credentials.
Myoskeletal Alignment Techniques
Posture – Pain – Performance
Designed for working pain management therapists, this comprehensive text incorporates deep-tissue, joint-stretching and muscle-energy techniques immediately applicable in any massage, chiropractic or sports-medicine practice.
Advanced Myoskeletal Technique
This 408-page full color, hardcover textbook offers the practitioner with a simple, step-by-step formula for correcting head, neck, visceral, and chronic back pain. Over three hundred vibrant 3-D anatomy illustrations, human dissection images. It has photos of Erik Dalton performing each technique with detailed instructions, including Dalton’s famous “Dirty Dozen”.
This handsome desk or table textbook teaches manual and functional movement theory, assessment and technique for all bodyworkers and movement specialists. Beautiful coffee table quality volume is the first to blend Myoskeletal Techniques with Functional Movement. With over 400 full-color pages, this very popular text includes dramatic graphics and technique photos from some of the top educators in the industry. The impressive contributors are Erik Dalton, Tom Myers, Art Riggs, James Waslaski, Gil Hedley, Jerry Hesch, Judiith Aston, Craig Liebenson, Til Luchau, Adjo Zorn, Serge Gracovetsky, Robert Irvin, Aaron Mattes, Robert Schleip, Adjo Zorn, Aline Newton, Divo Muller and Kai Hodek.
Professional Ethics for the Modern Manual Therapist
Professional Ethics – 6 CE
This interesting home-study ethics program presents relevant information every body worker should know. It highlights key areas affecting manual therapists and their role in the client/therapist relationship. includes content on professionalism, Legal issues, roles and boundaries, confidentiality, business practice and prevention of sexual misconduct. 6 CEs NCBTMB approved.
(Included FREE with the Complete Dalton Library Bundle)
2 Poster Set
2 poster set
Flexion Addiction Poster
Show clients the problems caused by our flexion-addicted society, sitting glued to the computer day-after-day. Emphasizes the importance of movement and manual therapy.
18 x 24″ laminated wall poster.
42 Pound Head Poster
Show clients the importance of correcting and preventing forward head posture. Illustrates how every inch of forward head posture can increase the weight of the head on the spine by and additional 10 pounds.
18 x 24″ laminated wall poster.