Special bonus: When you order this home study package that comes with DVDs and manuals, you get instant access to the eCourse (reg. $269) for free!
With specific focus on approaches to work with the shoulder girdle, arms, neck and torso, this Home Study Course will prepare you to relieve painful myoskeletal issues in the upper body. Through video demos and animation, you’ll learn to identify several compensatory movement patterns and their associated reflexogenic pain. With this understanding of where the true source of problems arise, you’ll be able to develop highly effective treatment protocols and deliver lasting results.
The manual therapy techniques taught in this Home Study Course showcase Dalton’s “Dirty Dozen,” twelve key MAT routines to correct postural Upper Crossed Syndrome. Also featured are various receptor techniques and other approaches that can be utilized to address whiplash, migraines, scoliosis, and dural drag.
This course will teach you how to:
- Determine the source of upper body pain with a short intake assessment
- Identify areas of sensory motor amnesia
- Relieve migraine, neck pain and protective muscle spasm
- Address arm pain and numbness due to thoracic outlet syndrome
- Learn to quickly identify upper body compensatory patterns such as dowager’s hump, scoliosis and breathing disorders
- Utilize a variety of hands-on modalities including muscle reflex techniques, joint stretching, and pain exposure therapy
- Talk to your clients about their pain, make them feel safe and let them feel heard
- Treat strain patterns before they become pain patterns…. the MAT way
Included in the course are two DVDs packed with technique demonstrations and educational graphics, as well as the fully illustrated Advanced Myoskeletal Techniques textbook. Rich in detail and explanation, these resources teach how to work with the anatomical structures of muscles, connective tissue and joints. Also included is an NCBTMB-approved two CE ethics course and a free listing on our highly-searched website.
The Upper Body MAT course is part of the Foundational MAT Certification requirements. Upon completion, you’ll be able to identify and correct common upper body pain complaints.
Earn Continuing Education for Bodywork
With this home study version, you’ll be sent the Advanced Myoskeletal Techniques for the Upper Body DVDs and textbook to study at home. As a bonus for purchasing the home study course, you’ll instantly receive access to all course material on our online learning platform.
You’ll have lifetime access to these materials, so you can study and practice at your own pace before taking the course test.
When you complete the test for this course, we’ll send you a certificate of completion to submit for your license renewal and to display on your office wall. You will earn 22 CE hours for your bodywork licensure, recognized by the National Certification Board of Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork and most State Licensing Boards. And you’ll be listed in our online directory of bodyworkers with the Advanced Myoskeletal Techniques for the Upper Body Specialist Certification.
Take that first step now and join thousands of therapists who have upgraded their skills and entered the lucrative world of pain management through Myoskeletal Alignment education.