Functional Fitness and Massage Therapy » Myths & Realities of Prevention and Self-Care with Lauriann Green and Richard W. Goggins

Instructor: Ben Benjamin

Myths & Realities of Prevention and Self-Care with Lauriann Green and Richard W. Goggins

Preventing work-related injury is an important subject for massage therapists? career longevity. With 77% of therapists experiencing symptoms or injury during their careers, therapists need accurate information to help them stay healthy while working. Much good information is available on self-care, but there are also some myths that can mislead therapists and keep them from applying the effective methods they need to protect their health and careers. In this course, Richard W. Goggins, CPE, LMP and Lauriann Greene, CEAS present the most common myths about self-care and refute them using up-to-date, evidence-based information that therapists can rely on to save their hands, backs, necks and shoulders throughout a long, healthy career.

Richard W. Goggins, CPE, LMP and Lauriann Greene, CEAS are co-authors of the leading textbook Save Your Hands! The Complete Guide to Injury Prevention and Ergonomics for Manual Therapists, 2nd Ed. Richard is a Board-Certified Professional Ergonomist and a Licensed Massage Practitioner for over 10 years. He has worked for over 20 years helping workers in a wide variety of industries to prevent work-related injury. A former massage therapist, Lauriann has been a leading educator and writer on self-care and injury prevention for over 18 years and is now a Certified Ergonomics Assessment Specialist. With Save Your Hands!, they offer continuing education on injury prevention and ergonomics, as well as the Certified Injury Prevention Instructor (CIPI) program.

Series: Functional Fitness and Massage Therapy


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Continuing Education Hours
Fascial Fitness with Tom Myers: 1
From the Table to the Gym: Functional Exercise Progressions for Massage Therapy Clients with Tony Ambler-Wright and Rick Richey: 1
Myths & Realities of Prevention and Self-Care with Lauriann Green and Richard W. Goggins: 1
Reducing Golf Injuries with Golf-Flexogy with Ralph Stephens: 1
Aston Kinetics: The Structure & Function of the Body Are Asymmetrical with Judith Aston: 1
Injury & Pain Rehabilitation with Dr. Ben Benjamin: 1.25
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TOTAL: 6.25 CE hours

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