Fascial tissue can become rigid, and inelastic over time, due to physical and emotional trauma, habit patterns, disease, and the desiccation of tissue that can accompany the aging process. In short, fascial tissue will change from a lubricant to an adhesive. This binding up of fascial tissue causes a great deal of what the patient experiences as stress, tension, pain, and reduced range of motion.
In this recording, we'll focus on techniques and treatment protocols that immediately reduce chronic tension and improve range of motion with minimal residual soreness the next day. Discover a myofascial treatment approach that utilizes gentle pressure to increase client proprioception while allowing fascia to gently lengthen, stretch, soften, and become more flexible. Learn how myofascial release enables clinicians to efficiently locate and treat scar tissue and adhesions that cause multi–layered soft tissue restriction and adversely affect the dynamic function of the underlying muscles, tendons, fascia, and ligaments. Finally, explore how using less pressure can improve your mechanical advantage and empower you to treat fascia more deeply and effectively.
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Garry Adkins, BCTMB, CMI, is a Certified Massage Therapist Instructor and NCBTMB Approved Continuing Education Provider with over 20 years of clinical experience. A leader in the international massage therapy community, Mr. Adkins was the first person to ever demonstrate massage therapy techniques at the World's Fair, and he serves on the U.S. Olympic Committee Sports Medicine Society. Over the years, he has travelled with the US Olympic Team to St. Moritz, Switzerland, for the 2007 Bobsled and Skeleton World Championships, and previously to Salt Lake City for the 2002 Winter Olympics.
Formerly president of the Association of Michigan Myomassologists, Mr. Adkins currently conducts continuing education seminars throughout the nation while continuing to serve clients in the Greater Detroit area. Additionally, he has been a featured speaker for the Humanistic Medicine Procedure Lecture Series (Wayne State Medical School) and Michigan Chiropractic Society; a contributing writer for Massage Today and Healing Garden Journal; and Detroit Monthly's nominee for Massage Therapist of the Year.
Financial: Garry Adkins maintains a private practice. He is an instructor for Lakewood School of Massage, Inc. Mr. Adkins receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Garry Adkins has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.
Fascial Anatomy, Function, and Behavior
Lab: Assessment Techniques for Identifying Fascial Restrictions, Scarring, and Fibrosis
Principles and Procedures
Lab: Utilizing Myofascial Release and Incorporating Effective Posture
Indications and Contraindications
Lab: Advanced Myofascial Release Combinations and Manual Sequencing
Lab: Mastering Myofascial Release – Clinical Applications and Customizations
Case Studies and Fascia Research
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