9 CE Credits

Tools for Touch™ CE Webinar October 29, 2013

October 29, 2013
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Schedule - all times Eastern

10am Jeff Mahadeen - Treatment of Plantar Fasciitis

Learn plantar fasciitis treatment models.  As a result of his on-going work with triathletes and competitive runners throughout NH, Jeff has developed a treatment protocol for plantar fasciitis. During his 90 minute presentation, Jeff will cover:
• Anatomy, physiology and myology of the lower leg
• Etiology and pathology of plantar fasciitis
• Treatment protocols: Myofascial Mobilization, Neuromuscular Therapy, Muscle Energy Techniques and client home stretching routine 

11:30am Susan Salvo - Top Three Pathologies

Most clients have chronic conditions. Join pathology expert Susan Salvo as she presents the top three pathologies & ideal treatment plans for clients with these conditions. This information-packed course will give you the tools you need to better serve your clients.

1:15pm James Waslaski - Integrated Manual Therapy & Orthopedic Massage for Complicated Shoulder and Hip Conditions

The manual therapy industry has evolved to a place where specializing in just one modality is no longer sufficient to treat complicated pain conditions and sports injuries. Join published author & International Lecturer, James Waslaski to look at a total wellness system that is being taught throughout the world.You will learn to blend assessment and clinical reasoning skills, with multiple massage modalities and manual therapy disciplines to get results for complicated pain conditions that you never imagined possible. Also learn corrective stretching and strengthening exercises that will keep your clients living pain free, and your athletes performing at optimal levels. The highlight of this webinar will teach all manual therapist to release complicated frozen shoulder and frozen hip conditions.  

2:45 pm Allissa Haines - Making Sense of Facebook Engagement

Allissa will share solid techniques to get more action on your Facebook page and dive into the analytics to see if it's working. She'll also review the different types of paid advertising available, and why you may or may not, want to invest in Facebook advertising for your business.

Pre-Recorded Sessions:

Teresa Matthews - Self Care for the Massage Therapist: 5 Things You Can Do!

Teresa presents five strength and edurance exercises which will protect your body and extend your career.

Lisa Gillispie - Treating the Psoas Using Alignment and CranioSacral Therapy

In this presentation, Lisa will be sharing with you craniosacral and alignment strategies for working with the all-important psoas muscle, often a key player in back, hip and pelvic challenges. You’ll learn how to evaluate tension patterns in the psoai along with valuable treatment strategies. You’ll walk away with a deeper understanding and appreciation of the role this muscle plays as well as practical skills you can start implementing right away with your clients.

Earn 9 CEs from home or office!

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Featured Presenters

  • Lisa Gillispie

    Owner, Gillispie Partners in Wellness, Certifed CranioSacral Therapist, Restorative Exercise Specialist™

    Lisa Gillispie has a private practice in Columbus, OH integrating whole body alignment, Restorative Exercise™ and craniosacral therapy. In 1995 she fell in love with CST and decided to devote herself to specializing in this technique. In addition to completing Advanced CranioSacral with the Upledger Institute and becoming a Certified CranioSacral Therapist, she taught craniosacral therapy for Sacred Spaces Seminars (now The Neurovascular Institute) and now mentors other therapists around the world online and in-person. Lisa has also worked at The Upledger Institute as a visiting therapist in their intensive treatment program. As part of her continuing studies, Lisa became a Restorative Exercise Specialist earlier this year. She loves helping her clients understand how their alignment and movement habits impact their body and, most importantly, how they can help themselves when they’re off the table.

    An anatomy nerd, occasional knitter and personal growth junkie, Lisa gets great joy sharing her love of the body with her 4 year old daughter, who has been known to inform people that they should stop tucking their pelvis.

  • Allissa Haines

    Massage Therapist, Educator and Marketing Consultant

    Allissa Haines is a massage therapist with a full practice in Massachusetts. Her clients include desk jockeys, high school athletes, weekend warriors, and kids on the autistim spectrum. She is a member of both the ABMP and AMTA.

    Allissa’s blog for massage therapists discussing marketing, business skills and all-around awesomeness in the field of massage can be found at writingabluestreak.com. She’s also a contributor at The Massage Learning Network, a private marketing consultant, and a future ukulele recording artist.

  • Jeff Mahadeen

    Structural Integrator and Owner, Muscular Wellness Institute and Treatment Center

    Since 1998, Jeff Mahadeen has been teaching hands-on massage techniques including Myofascial Release, Neuromuscular Therapy (NMT), Assessment and related sciences in schools throughout the USA. Jeff has also written school curriculum with topics ranging from Anatomy and Physiology to comprehensive therapeutic hands-on techniques.  He is a Structural Integrator and the Owner of the Muscular Wellness Institute Educational and Treatment Center in New Hampshire which offers over 250 CE hours in advanced therapeutic modalities.

    Jeff has worked for the following schools: The Somerset School of Massage Therapy (presently Cortiva Institute), Academy of Massage Therapy, Hesser College and the Swedish Institute. At each school, Jeff has taken a leadership role with curriculum writing and course development.

    Recognized as one of the nation's leading educators, Jeff has been asked to sit on a Job Task Analysis and Exam Committee for the Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards for the creation of a new federal massage licensing exam known as the MBLEx. The MBLEx is now known as one of the gold standards for massage examination. Jeff has also worked with the ABMP in practice exam development and was asked to sit on the NCBTMB's Advanced Certification Commitee.

  • Teresa Matthews

    Owner, Health, Wellness and Fitness

    Teresa Matthews holds a B.S. in Health Sciences, is a Licensed Massage Therapist, Certified Personal Trainer, nationally recognized CE provider and a world champion athlete.  Ms. Matthews specializes in deep tissue and sports massage and rehabilitative massage and bodywork through extensive knowledge of kinesiology, strength training and stretching.  In 2009, she was awarded Sports Massage Therapist of the year by the Florida State Massage Therapy Association and in 2010 Florida Chiropractic Association recognized her as their Massage Therapist of the Year. After owning and operating a Massage and Personal Training School for 18 years, Teresa now delivers this specialized combination of bodywork to her clients at Health, Wellness & Fitness Professionals in Jacksonville, FL. 


  • Susan Salvo

    Founder, Louisiana Institute of Massage Therapy and Bodyworks Massage Therapy

    Susan G. Salvo owns and operates Bodyworks Massage Therapy by Susan Salvo and Associates, which she founded in Lake Charles, Louisiana in 1983. Ms Salvo is also founder of the Louisiana Institute of Massage Therapy in Lake Charles.

    Susan is a practicing massage therapist with over 30 years of experience. She loves to research information and write about it. She has written two best-selling textbooks — Massage Therapy: Principles and Practice and Mosby’s Guide to Pathology for Massage Therapists. She has also contributed works to other publications including Teaching Massage, Modalities for Massage and Bodywork, and Muscle and Bone Palpation Manual.

    Susan loves teaching. She teaches regularly at LA Institute of Massage Therapy and travels the country conducting workshops for practicing therapists. Her primary teaching goals are to help therapists increase their quality of client care and expand their therapeutic treatment options. Students gave her the nickname “Yoda of Massage” because of her broad knowledge and teaching expertise. But it's more than that…She strives to create an educational environment of discovery and engagement.

    Susan loves learning and frequently finds herself in classrooms as a student. She has a bachelors in education, a masters in educational leadership, and plans to start a doctorate this fall.  She loves collaborating with other therapists. Being on the task force for the Massage Therapy Body of Knowledge was one of her peak experiences. Achieving Board Certification was another. Susan Salvo was a featured massage historian with David Lauterstein and Benny Vaughn in the documentary, History of Massage Therapy in the United States. As Susan puts it, “That was a blast!” Ms. Salvo served on the advisory board for the American Pregnancy Massage Association and is a current member of the Society for Oncology Massage and the Alliance for Massage Therapy Education.

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  • James Waslaski

    LMT, CPT Author & International Lecturer, 2008 Massage Hall of Fame Inductee

    James Waslaski worked 20 years as a paramedic, and in a trauma center, while teaching emergency medical courses. James served as Professional Relations Chair for Florida and received the 1998 FSMTA outstanding state service award. He also served as AMTA Sports Massage Education Council Chair from 1993-1997 receiving the AMTA National Officer Award. James was the 1999 recipient of the FSMTA International Achievement Award.

    As author and international lecturer he has pioneered deep pain free orthopedic massage, pain management, sports injury, and sports enhancement treatments. His unique structural and multidisciplinary bodywork approach has been taught in over a dozen countries.

    James has worked with collegiate, professional and Olympic athletes, including the 1996 Olympic Games and the New York Yankees. He has published articles, books, manuals, and a series of DVDs on sports injuries, chronic pain, and complicated orthopedic conditions. James has also produced a motivational audio series, highlighting success strategies of leaders in the wellness industry to help guide massage therapists to their true spiritual blueprint for success. James has been working with a major publishing company to publish Advanced Clinical Massage Therapy: A Structural Approach to Pain Management with hopes to bridge the gap between all health care providers throughout the world.