Webinar: Fascia: Updating our Hands-On Approach

Whitney Lowe, Til Luchau

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Learn about the properties of fascia and hands-on techniques for working with fascia in the leg. Join Til Luchau and Whitney Lowe for this engaging course that explores the composition and roles of fascia and collagen and demonstrates several myofascial hands-on techniques focused on the fascia in the leg and the sartorius, gracilis, semitendinosus, and pes anserinus muscles. This course was featured during the 2022 ABMP CE Summit: Fascia.

Note: This course includes still images and videos from human dissections.

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Course Outline
  • Introduction to fascia
  • History of working with fascia
  • Properties of fascia
  • Properties of collagen
  • Hands-On Techniques: sartorius, gracilis, semitendinosus, pes anserinus
  • Legacy approaches versus current approaches
Learning Objectives

Having viewed the online massage therapy CE course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the important role of sensory receptors in fascial tissue
  • Describe proposed responses of the fascial system to manual therapy
  • List at least three manual therapy treatment techniques to work with fascia
Instructors
Whitney Lowe

Whitney Lowe directs the Academy of Clinical Massage which provides advanced clinical massage continuing education as well as programs for schools. His system of orthopedic massage is designed for massage therapists seeking to meet the needs of clients with chronic pain or sports, recreational, or occupational pain and injury conditions. He is the author of Orthopedic Assessment in Massage Therapy and his articles appear regularly in professional peer-reviewed journals, Massage & Bodywork magazine, and other industry publications. Learn more about his workshops and online courses at www.academyofclinicalmassage.com.

Til Luchau

Til Luchau is a lead instructor and the director of Advanced-Trainings.com. He is a Certified Advanced Rolfer with a diverse background that includes manual therapy, somatic psychology, transformative education, as well as organizational and leadership development. He is the author of the Advanced Myofascial Techniques textbook series, has a regular Myofascial Techniques column in Massage & Bodywork magazine, and his articles have been published in magazines and peer-reviewed technical journals internationally. He has trained thousands of practitioners in his popular courses at schools and centers in over 20 countries on six continents. His private practice based in Colorado includes myofascial and pain-science informed manual therapy, as well as professional consulting and supervision with practitioners from around the world. Learn more at www.advanced-trainings.com.

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This online massage therapy CE course is available to you on demand to access, learn, and earn CE whenever and wherever it’s most convenient for you!

FAQ

Visit the ABMP Education Center FAQ page for a full list of resources.

Is this hands-on techniques CE course approved by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB) for CE credit?
Yes! All of the courses are approved under ABMP’s NCBTMB Approved Provider account (451086-09).

How do I earn a CE certificate for this video-based course?
After you complete the webinar video, a quiz will appear on the page. Earn a CE certificate by scoring 70% or higher on the course quiz.

Can I earn a CE certificate for this course more than once?
Learners can earn one CE certificate for each course.

How do I access my CE certificates?
CE certificates are available on your “My CE Transcripts” page and on the course page. Visit your “My CE Transcript” page by clicking “My CE” on the navigation bar at the top of your screen.

Reviews

"Fantastic update on fascia research in a very approachable way combined with practical skills. Loved it!"

"Great visual aids along with the practical hands-on approach."

"I appreciated the details of the techniques, the videos, and the handouts.  I will for sure use this information in my practice."

"Great for getting up to speed of the new ways we think about fascia, some great images to further understanding, and very good techniques to work on clients. Thank you!"