This 12 CE Live course provides an overview of cancer and how massage therapy may help as an adjunct therapy.
Class will consist of a 30 minute lecture and demonstration by instructor of all techniques with students giving and receiving all techniques.
The power of touch through massage has been proven to reduce stress, depression, and pain while bringing peace and enjoyment to people dealing with cancer and cancer treatments.
This course will open your eyes to the power of massage and touch therapy for oncology and hospice patients, and teach you the appropriate techniques, applications, and communication skills.
This course covers topics such as cancer statistics, cancer myths, types of cancer, treatments for cancer, prevention of cancer, and cancer risk factors.
It also discusses benefits and contraindications of massage therapy and cancer and guidelines for working with cancer patients.
Techniques are also outlined for many different cancer conditions.
Learn Lymphatic Pump Technique for drainage of the lymph nodes
This program emphasizes use of massage bodywork to ease psychological and physical effects of cancer treatment.
Significance is placed upon safety in this program, as well as ethical issues involved in working with cancer patients.
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
with creator Nathalie Cecilia
Register online: www.mtmbinstitute.com
Register by phone: 850-896-0883