Manual Therapy of the Thorax:Myofascial, Articular and Exercise Stragegies

  • Type:
  • Seminar/Workshop
  • Time:
  • 15 hours
Manual Therapy of the Thorax: Myofascial, Articular, and Exercise StrategiesPresented byHoward Makofsky, RMT, DHSc SEPTEMBER 13 and 14, 2014Course Description:This 2-day course for Massage Therapists provides a manual therapy approach to treatment of the thoracic spine, rib cage and scapulothoracic region. The course includes lecture and supervised lab sessions with emphasis on achieving "maximal pain-free movement in postural balance" through the use of connective tissue techniques, spinal/rib cage mobilization and therapeutic exercise. Implications for shoulder impingement, headaches and TMJ pain/dysfunction will be covered.Course Instructor:Dr. Howard Makofsky is a U.S. trained Physiotherapist with over 30 years of experience as a clinician and educator. Howard takes his passion for manual therapy into his recent career as a Canadian trained Massage Therapist, where he seeks to blend the two approaches to human function. In addition Howard has published numerous articles and a textbook related to the art and science of manual therapy practice. Tuition: $ 400.00 early registration by August 15, 2014 $ 350.00Location: to be announcedTime: 9:00 am - 5:30 pm Registration: To register, send check, money order or email transfer to Johan Overzet at Overzet Wellness Center, 68 St. Andrews St., Antigonish, Nova Scotia, B2G 2H1 on or before August 15th, 2014. If, for any reason, the course is cancelled, you will be refunded the full fee. No refunds on tuition will be given except in cases of acute illness or injury.If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call or email Johan Overzet: 902-735-3355 or
Johan Overzet
Howard Makofsky
68B St Andrews Street
Antigonish, NS, NS
B2G 2H1
  • Units:
  • 7.0
  • Approved by:
  • Not Available
  • Prerequisites:
  • Diploma in Massage Therapy and an interest in manual therapy and postural realignment
  • Category:
  • Primary
  • Course Target:
  • beginner
  • Course Class:
  • primary
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