Medical Massage for the Lower Extremities

January 18, 2020

January 18, 2020

8:00 am To 8:00 pm

Courtyard by Marriott Tampa Brandon, Palm River Road, Tampa, FL, USA




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Event Description

This Course will include Osteopathic Manipulative Therapy, (OMT), strain-counterstrain and trigger points.
All techniques in course manual are demonstration and extensive hands-on practice will be given to students as they give and receive all techniques.

This course will introduce how Osteopathic Manipulative, Therapy, (OMT) which uses techniques that manipulate fascia (connective tissue), major muscle groups, joints, tendons and ligaments, to relieve muscular and soft tissue pain, dysfunction, and injuries, including:
back pain, neck pain, and sciatica
foot, ankle, hip, and knee pain
hand, shoulder, and elbow pain
tennis and golfer’s elbow

It is also utilized to help patient/clients regain and improve their health and fitness.
This course is specifically designed to be extremely useful for continuing education training for both new and advanced massage therapists wanting to work within the medical community qualified to treat specific conditions with knowledge and confidence.

Properly performed by a licensed massage therapist, Osteopathic Manipulative Therappy, (OMT), restores the body’s structural balance, significantly reduces acute soft tissue pain, and improves flexibility.

This course will go over Massage techniques used performing Medical Massages and how they are performed, and what effect they have.
Students will be qualified to work with physician referrals.

This course will cover:

What is Medical Massage
Massage Techniques
Low Back Pain

Frozen Hips
Piriformis Syndrome

IT Band Friction Syndrome
Patella Tendinitis
Plantar Fasciitis
Achilles Tendinitis


Kay Tolstrup, LMT, NCBTMB CE Provider, RN, CKTP, CDE, NCBTMBNY CE Provider

About the Instructor

I have been in the Healthcare field for over 30 years. I have owned several Family Practices, a Day Spa, a Home Health Agency, a Medical Transcription Service and have done private duty in patients homes.

As a National CE Provider I travel and teach various courses for MTMB Institute, LLC.

I own Emerald Isle Therapeutic Massage and Spa Treatments and provide services when not traveling.

In 2005 I took my boards for LMT with the intent to practice medical massage but I found the modalities covered by massage therapy so interesting and so fun that I decided to "do it all".

I specialize in Medical Massage, Amna: Traditional Japanese Massage, Anma: Japanese Foot and Hand Massage, Kinesio Taping, Oncology Massage, Deep Tissue Massage, Pregnancy Massage, Bamboo Fussion Massage, Lypossage Treatments and Reflexology Treatments. I also enjoy doing Wraps, Facials & Scrubs.

I have had many great classes and learning experiences but have really enjoyed my training with creators and specialist for:

Myofacial Release - OMT Therapy – (based on Andrew Taylor Still , D.O. teachings)

Strain-Counterstrain - OMT Therapy – (based on Dr. Lawrence Jones, D.O. teachings)
Ron Lipman, D.O.

Muscle Energy Technique – OMT Therapy – (based on Fred Mitchell, Sr, D.O. teachings)

Lymphatic Pump Technique – OMT Therapy – (based on Earl Miller, D.O. Teaching

Spencers Techniques - OMT Therapy – (based on Charles H. Spencer, D.O teachings)

Soft Tissue Techniques – OMT Therapy
David Tolstrup, D.O.

Craniosacral therapy – OMT Therapy
John Upledger, D.O.

Lypossage Anti-Cellulite Massage (Masters level)
with creator Charles W. Wiltsie III, LMT

ANMA: The Art of Japanese Massage

The Art of Japanese Hand Massage

The Art of Japanese Foot Massage (prone position)

The Art of Japanese Foot Massage (supine position)
with Dr. Shogo Mochizuki

Bamboo-Fusion Massage
with creator Nathalie Cecilia

Registration Details

Register online:

Register by phone: 850-896-0883

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