Evaluating and Treating Upper Extremity Overuse Disorders
Upper extremity overuse disorders are seen in almost epidemic levels in our health care system. Massage therapists can play a key role in proper identification and treatment of these disorders. In this course we'll explore biomechanical factors, assessment strategies, and treatment methods for numerous upper extremity overuse conditions.
Whitney Lowe is a recognized authority on pain and injury treatment. His contributions to the massage field are wide-ranging and include, professional publications, teaching, clinical work, consulting, and participation in national boards and committees. He is the author of the books, Orthopedic Assessment in Massage Therapy, and Orthopedic Massage: Theory and Technique, which are used in training programs and schools nationally and internationally. He has also been a contributing author to several other books. In 1994 he founded the Orthopedic Massage Education & Research Institute (OMERI) to provide massage therapists the advanced education they need for treating orthopedic soft-tissue disorders.