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Sun, Nov 05


StrongHouse Studio

Getting Comfortable Working with the Shoulder Girdle

The Shoulder Girdle is a complex group of muscles that can cause pain and discomfort for many of our clients! Learn new hands on techniques to work smarter instead of harder.

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Getting Comfortable Working with the Shoulder Girdle
Getting Comfortable Working with the Shoulder Girdle

Time & Location

Nov 05, 2023, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

StrongHouse Studio, 168 Center St, Southington, CT 06489, USA

About The Event

During this class, participants will learn to safely and effectively work with the shoulder girdle when indicated while staying within the scope of practice. We will review the anatomy of the entire shoulder girdle. We will discuss the indications and contraindications of massage therapy for shoulder girdle disfunction, along with when and who to refer out to when indicated. Attendees will view hands on demonstration with the instructor, and practice with each other with supervision to gain confidence in safely integrating specific and effective shoulder girdle work into a massage session.

By the end of the class participants will be able to:

1. Identify the anatomy of the shoulder joint by visual recognition

2. Safely and comfortably palpate the shoulder girdle

3. Communicate with a client about the benefits of deeper shoulder massage

4. Determine which musculature to address when assessing the client

5. Determine when shoulder girdle massage is contraindicated

6. Refer to proper healthcare provider when indicated

7. Begin to confidently and effectively address dysfunctional shoulder issues

Tables and all other equipment will be provided if you are taking class live in the studio.

Please bring clean linens, ppp, and any food or beverage you need.

If you are taking class remotely, please ensure you have a person to practice on during class.

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