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Seminar Detail

Myofascial Cupping Practitioner Certification
Where:
ROSEVILLE, MN
When:
Tuesday, September 29, 2020 at 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM

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Course Description:

Become a Certified Myofascial Cupping Practitioner in this hands-on course powered by RockTape, and boost your credentials as you learn everything you need to know to offer cupping services the next day.

Myofascial Cupping Practitioner Certification teaches the fundamentals of modern cupping techniques through a full day of interactive labs. Learn how to combine cupping and functional movement to produce the kinds of active treatment strategies that are revolutionizing rehab. Discover effective cupping treatments you can use for pain, sprains/strains, swelling, tendinopathies, and more.
Objectives:

  1. Review the principles of myofascial cupping and supporting evidence.
  2. Describe the physiological and neurological effects of cupping.
  3. Demonstrate how to apply cupping for best results.
  4. Compare and contrast common cupping techniques and review indications/contraindications for each.
  5. Demonstrate how cupping techniques can be combined with corrective exercise to improve pain, sprains/strains, swelling, tendinopathies, and more.
  6. Develop cupping applications based on your assessment/treatment approach and the individual needs of your patient.
OUTLINE

Principles Of Myofascial Cupping (60 minutes)
  • Movement, mobility, and motor control
    • Movement Pyramid framework
  • Fascial anatomy/physiology
  • Physiological/neurological effects of cupping techniques
  • Current literature related to cupping techniques
    • Blood flow, fascial gliding, and the nervous system
  • Indications, contraindications, and application safety
Skin/Fascial Screening (60 minutes)
  • Hands-On Lab
Fundamental Cupping Techniques And Treatment Strategies (60 minutes)
  • Direction and pressure
  • Decompression/compression forces
  • External/internal glide methods
  • Graded exposure techniques
  • Sensory-motor retraining
  • Integrating corrective exercise
  • Hands-On Lab
Applying Cupping Effectively (120 minutes)
  • Upper extremity and arm fascial chains
  • Lower extremity and leg fascial chains
  • Core, trunk, lumbopelvic regions, and long fascial chains
  • Hip, trunk, rib cage, diaphragm, and neck
  • Condition-specific applications
  • Progression and regression protocol
  • Hands-On Lab
Case Studies and Problem Solving (60 minutes)
  • Case Studies
Target Audience

  • Physical Therapists/ PTAs
  • Occupational Therapists/OTAs
  • Athletic Trainers
  • Massage Therapists
  • Personal Trainers
What You Should Wear/Bring
  • Please wear comfortable and loose clothing for labs – shorts are recommended
  • Please bring yoga mat or massage table (if available)

REID NELLES, DC

Reid Nelles, DC, is a chiropractor who earned his Bachelor of Science from the University of Minnesota – Duluth where he then followed his passion onto Northwestern Health Sciences University to pursue a Doctorate in Chiropractic. Reid was fortunate to be chosen for the medical staffing of the World Sport Games in Lignano, Italy, which kick started his infatuation with sports chiropractic. Over the years, he has honed his experience and gained even more knowledge of movement patterns, corrective exercises, hands-on techniques, and so much more within the athlete population. He owns and operates Minnesota Movement, a clinic in Excelsior, Minnesota. It is here that Dr. Reid fulfills his role in the community of ensuring that no athlete or person has a reason to skip a workout, bike ride, game, round of golf, day with their kids, or any activity due to an injury or pain. Reid believes that; if you move – you’re an athlete. Reid is a self-proclaimed “jack of all trades, master of none” when it comes to athletic endeavors and loves golf, skiing, snowboarding, hiking, hockey, wakeboarding, waterskiing, fishing and hunting. His primary goal is to restore and improve qualities of movement with anyone he sees.



Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Reid Nelles is owner of Minnesota Movement. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Reid Nelles has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.
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