The purpose of this presentation is to educate massage therapists on the use of topical analgesics for pain reduction before, during and after massage. In the presentation the therapist will learn what is in a topical analgesic, how a topical analgesic works and the different applications for a topical. If you work with people in pain, getting educated on topical analgesics is extremely valuable.
Michael McGillicuddy, LMT, BCTMB, CKTI, is Board Certified in Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork and is a Certified Kinesio Taping Instructor. Michael is the President of USA Pro-Sports, a continuing education company, which conducts workshops throughout the world. Michael is also an internationally recognized speaker and author and has spoken in USA, Europe and Australia. He graduated from the Florida School of Massage Therapy in Gainesville, Florida in 1984 and is owner and administrator of the Central Florida School of Massage Therapy in Winter Park, Florida, where he teaches and practices massage therapy. Michael has specialized in sports massage and pain management for the last 30 years. Michael is an educational consultant for PHI the makers of Biofreeze and Prossage.