Episode 24 – Massage quality and marketing your practice with Dirk McCuistion

Dirk is a Nationally Certified Massage Therapist and Neuromuscular Therapist. He graduated from Boulder College of Massage Therapy (BCMT) in 1995 with over 1100 hours of training in manual therapy. He has assisted classes in Neuromuscular Therapy and Anatomy and Physiology at the BCMT, as well as Anatomy at San Diego State University. Dirk is an insured professional member of the American Massage Therapy Association.

As Director of the MassageSpecialists Wellness Center, Dirk’s goal for every client is to integrate the body for optimum function and maximum performance.

Dirk is also our primary seminar presenter and ergonomics/ biomechanics consultant. He specializes in treatment of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Repetitive Stress Injuries. His track record is so solid, Dirk offers a money-back guarantee on his work.

Links shared during podcast:

MassageSpecialists.com

Massage Podcast – Episode 009


Lauriann Greene, CEAS, is co-author of Save Your Hands! The Complete Guide to Injury Prevention and Ergonomics for Manual Therapists, 2nd Edition, the leading self-care guide for manual treatment professionals, with over 100,000 copies sold worldwide.  A former massage therapist, Lauriann has written numerous articles on work-related injury prevention for all major massage publications, speaks regularly at leading conferences including the AMTA National Conference, and co-authored the first study to produced reliable statistics on work-related injury among American massage therapists. With Save Your Hands!, Lauriann now offers injury prevention and ergonomics continuing education courses, consulting and training services, and the Certified Injury Prevention Instructor (CIPI) program.

Some of the websites mentioned on this episode:

SaveYourHands.com

Episode 17 – TMJ Temporomandibular joint disorder

TMJ – Temporomandibular joint disorder with our massage expert: Elaine Calenda

Massage Podcast – Episode 006

Eeris Kallil is an established Massage Therapist and healing-arts practitioner. She has practiced in America and abroad since 1986. She graduated the Boulder School of Massage in 1988 and became a faculty member there in 1999, teaching Shiatsu, Movement and Massage for Breast Cancer.

Her background includes extensive studies of Zen Shiatsu, Chinese Medicine Theory, and Energy work. She has developed her own unique intuitive style of work, and founded the Core Alignment Technique.

As a breast cancer survivor she is committed to working with and helping women through their treatments and recovery and to teaching breast cancer massage to certified massage therapists.

Some of the websites mentioned on this episode:

BodyworkWisdom.com

Self Care for Post mastecomy lymphedema – Video

MassageProfessionals.com

Episode 34 – Interview with Michael Hamm, LMP – Neurofascia

Michael Hamm, LMP – is a teacher of bodywork, he strives for a dynamic classroom and a strong community in courses that include anatomy, research literacy, and various techniques. In 2005, Mike won the Gold Award in the Massage Therapy Foundation’s student case report contest, and has worked with the Foundation since then to improve research literacy in the massage field. He has also written articles for the Massage Therapy Journal, Massage & Bodywork magazine, and the Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies. Mike is a 2005 graduate of the Brian Utting School of Massage, and has completed additional training in craniosacral work, structural /orthopedic treatment, and trauma recovery.

Links mentioned during podcast:

www.neurofascia.com

Episode 22 – Posture and gait assessment with Nate Butryn

Special guest Nate Butryn, RMT talking about importance of posture and gait assessment.

Nate attended the University of Albany in New York studying kinesiology and athletic training. He graduated from BCMT in 1998 and completed the Orthopedic and Sports Massage Certificate in 2000. In his private practice, Nate specializes in orthopedic and sports massage, treating chronic pain, whiplash, postural dysfunction, and other injuries. He works with athletes and has worked with multiple Olympic athletes, professional runners/triathletes and football players.

Episode 28 – The Chanda Plan Foundation and Massage awareness week with Jill Brekken

Today we had Jill Brekken, RMT who is the Clinic Director from Boulder College of Massage Therapy. Who came to talk about the Chanda Foundation and Massage awareness week.

Links mentioned during podcast:

The Chanda Plan Foundation

The ZIA Project

Peaceful Retreats

The Chanda Plan Foundation

This is the Video that we mentioned on Episode # 28. Please take the time to watch it. Thanks!