April 18 - 19, 2020
Requirement to take this class is to have completed the Introduction to Muscle Energy Techniques also offered by Chris Dux. Chris will also offer another advanced course for the Lower Body and completion of all 3 classes can lead to a 50 hour Certification in Muscle Energy Techniques
This class will review the 3 basic techniques from the Introduction workshop, and then add the other 3 advanced techniques focusing more on the Upper Body. This is also s 16 hour CEU workshop with Chris Dux exploring a variety of Muscle Energy Techniques, commonly called MET. The workshop is based mostly on the work of Dr. Leon Chaitow ND, DO. Dr. Chaitow is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Westminster in London, UK, and has written many books and does training seminars.
The class will have a nice mix of discussions of anatomy and physiology, demonstrations, and plenty of hands on of various ways and areas to utilize MET.MET include Post Isometric Relaxation (PIR), Reciprocal Inhibition (RI), Positional Release, and variations of isometric and isotonic movements along with positioning. MET can help relieve pain, increase mobility and function. MET participation of client can help with more efficient neuromuscular communication, reduction of pain during treatment, and can reduce damage to the therapists’ body.
Class is 9:00am - 5:30pm both days - NCBTMB approved course.
Available Florida CEUs: 16
Muscle Energy Techniques for the Upper Body