Training: Myofascial Trigger Point Therapy Seminar - Thigh & Knee Pain

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MYO Trigger Point Seminars in Chicago, the leaders in Trigger Point training and treatment, would like to announce their upcoming seminar on MYOFASCIAL TRIGGER POINT THERAPY FOR THE ELIMINATION OF THIGH & KNEE PAIN.

Learn the fastest, most effective pain relief techniques that will enable you to eliminate thigh and knee pain caused by myofacial dysfunction. This class will be taught by Mary Biancalana, one of the most dynamic and well-known pioneers in the field. Mary is also has 17 years as an ACE Certified Personal Trainer and has an exceptional knowledge of sports and athletic-related problems in the thigh and knee. These problems specific to the athlete will be addressed in this program. So, if you treat runners, cyclists, weekend sports enthusiasts, volleyball players, those in yoga practice or anyone on a sports team..then this class is for you!

This month's class will be held in the far northwest side of Chicago, Near the Kennedy expressway (Higgins Ave) and Harlem Ave. Free on-street parking, and easy access from the Harlem stop of the Blue Line "L" Train. Detailed directions will be given at time of registration.


November 12-13th (Sat/Sun) 2011
9a.m - 5:30 p.m. each day


Near Harlem and Higgins Ave

Northwest side of Chicago

To register, call 773-583-4145

Upon completion of this workshop, you will be able to:

  • Identify conditions of the Thigh and Knee that are most commonly misdiagnosed when myofascial dysfunction is not considered
  • Demonstrate how to correct for the most common factors that perpetuate trigger points in the thigh and knee including Morton's Foot Structure, short leg and forward head posture
  • Identify muscles and locate trigger points which can cause:
    • Collapsing leg syndrome
    • Decreased hip stability
    • Posterior pelvic tilt
    • Commonly occuring ACL injuries
    • Pseudo arthritis
    • Pain in the back of the knee
    • Deep aching pain at night above knee
    • Pain around outside edge of knee
    • Difficulty getting leg straight after sitting
    • Severe pain of the thigh
    • Deep groin pain
  • Demonstrate techniques for deactivating trigger points for all muscles that refer pain to the thigh and knee
  • Demonstrate the use of Gebauer's Spray and Stretch Vapocoolant for the treatment of pain of the thigh and knee
  • Teach patients a customized self-care program including muscle compression using Pressure Positive massage tools, stretching and range of motion techniques to restore full function to the thigh and knee
  • Demonstrate how to objectively measure improvements in thigh and knee pain levels and range of motion including use of a goniometer
Other MYO Seminar Series modules include:
  • Calf and Ankle: 14 hrs. Dec. 3-4
  • Foot: 14 hrs. January, 2012
  • Fibromyalgia and Complex Myofascial Pain Syndromes 7 hrs February, 2012
  • Acute and Sports Injuries: 7 hrs. March
  • The Business of Myofascial Trigger Point Therapy: 7 hrs.April
  • Neck: 14 hrs.May
  • Head & Jaw: 14 hrs. June 2012
  • Shoulder, Upper Back and Upper Arm: 14 hrs.July
  • Elbow, Forearm and Hand: 14 hrs.August
  • Lower Back: 14 hrs. September
  • Buttocks and Hip: 14 hrs. October

"MYO is approved by the National Certification Board for Therapuetic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) as a continuing education Approved Provider"

MYO Trigger Point Seminars, Chicago

MYO Pain Relief Centers, Chicago

Program Coordinators, Sharon Sauer & Mary Biancalana

(773) 583-4145
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