Webinar: Assessment and Methods for the Shoulder Girdle

Douglas Nelson

Join Douglas Nelson for an enlightening exploration of the fascinating (and sometimes frustrating) complexity of the shoulder girdle. After a brief functional anatomy review, learn how to perform fast and highly effective assessment techniques for common shoulder problems. These clinical reasoning skills will immediately increase your effectiveness directing treatment to the correct structure.

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Douglas Nelson

Douglas Nelson began his career in massage therapy in 1977 and maintains a very active clinical practice. His particular interest has been the role of soft tissue in performance, serving as a neuromuscular consultant to teams in the NBA and NFL, in addition to dance companies and high level musicians. He is president of BodyWork Associates, a massage therapy clinic in Champaign, Illinois, and his teaching institute-NMT MidWest, Inc.-provides about 100 trainings annually in Precision Neuromuscular Therapy. Doug is a guest lecturer at the University of Illinois Medical School, the Department of Family Medicine, and the Dance Department. Doug is a columnist for Massage & Bodywork magazine, and author of Table Lessons: Insights in the Practice of Massage Therapy and The Mystery of Pain. Awarded the 2013 Massage Therapy Educator of the Year, Doug also serves on the Massage Therapy Foundation board. Visit his website at www.nmtmidwest.com.

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