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Advanced Injury Assessment and Treatment
In this video/DVD series, Dr. Benjamin presents five of the most common injuries seen by bodywork therapists. Anatomy, theory, causes, assessment tests, and treatment techniques are covered in each of these programs. Available individually or as a complete set.

  • Subscapularis
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Lateral Ankle Sprain
  • Patella Tendinitis
  • Achilles Tendinitis

    DVD: $60.00 each, $250 for the full set of 5
    Sale on VHS!: only $30.00 each, $150 for the full set of 5

    Category A CEUs are available. Learn more.

    To order, call 617-576-0777.

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    Subscapularis Tendon Injuries
    This 55-minute program teaches the practitioner how to assess and treat the most commonly injured tendon in the shoulder, the subscapularis. Dr. Benjamin:

  • describes the relevant anatomy and teaches the practitioner how to find and precisely palpate the subscapularis tendon;
  • teaches the assessment tests and their evaluation in great detail;
  • offers a thorough theoretical understanding of the injury, its assessment and treatment; and
  • demonstrates hands-on treatment techniques and appropriate therapeutic exercises.

    After watching and studying this videotape, practitioners report that they can successfully assess and treat these very common shoulder injuries.

    Click here to view a video clip of this program.

     

  • Tennis Elbow
    This 65-minute program teaches the practitioner how to assess and treat the most common elbow injury. Dr. Benjamin:

  • describes the relevant anatomy and teaches the practitioner how to find and palpate the five specific areas that are commonly injured when a tennis elbow is present;
  • teaches the assessment tests and how to evaluate them;
  • provides a thorough theoretical understanding of the injury, its assessment and treatment; and
  • demonstrates hands-on treatment techniques and appropriate therapeutic exercises.

    After watching and studying this program, practitioners will have a clear understanding of which structures need to be examined and treated when a person has a tennis elbow.

  • Lateral Ankle Sprains
    This hour-long program teaches the practitioner how to assess and treat the most common type of sprained ankle. Dr. Ben Benjamin:

  • describes the relevant anatomy and teaches the practitioner how to find and precisely palpate the two most commonly injured lateral ankle ligaments;
  • teaches the assessment tests in great detail along with how to evaluate them;
  • offers a thorough theoretical understanding of the injury, its assessment and treatment; and
  • demonstrates hands-on treatment techniques and appropriate therapeutic exercises.

    After watching and studying this program, practitioners will know precisely which structures need treatment when the lateral ankle is sprained.

  • Patella Tendon Injuries
    This 70-minute program teaches the practitioner how to assess and treat the most common forms of knee injury. Dr. Benjamin:

  • describes the relevant anatomy in detail by having you draw the tendon and all of its parts on yourself;
  • teaches how to find and palpate the five specific areas that are commonly injured when patella tendinitis is present;
  • teaches the assessment tests and how to evaluate them;
  • provides a thorough theoretical understanding of the often complex patella tendon mechanism, its assessment and treatment; and
  • demonstrates hands-on treatment techniques and appropriate therapeutic exercises.

    After watching and studying this program, practitioners will have a clear understanding of the patella tendon, the patella ligament, the medial and lateral quadriceps expansions, and the appropriate treatment for people with patella tendon injuries.

  • Achilles Tendon Injuries
    This one-hour program teaches the practitioner how to assess and treat Achilles tendon injuries. Dr. Benjamin:

  • describes the relevant anatomy and teaches the practitioner how to find and precisely palpate the many commonly injured areas of the tendon;
  • teaches the assessment tests and how to evaluate them;
  • provides a theoretical understanding of the cause of the injury, its assessment and treatment; and
  • demonstrates hands-on treatment techniques and appropriate therapeutic exercises.

    After watching and studying this program, practitioners can successfully assess and treat all of the areas of the Achilles tendon that are commonly injured.


  • Achieving Success in Massage Therapy
    This hour and forty-five minute tape discusses how to achieve success as a massage or bodywork therapist. In it Dr. Benjamin discusses the blocks that may stand in your way and how to overcome them. His decades of professional experience make this an interesting and invaluable tape for therapists who are building a practice.

    $55.00 each

    To order, call 617-576-0777.


    Taking Care of Yourself
    Especially created for therapists to share with clients, this two-hour videotape discusses the ingredients of achieving and maintaining a healthy, more relaxed body. Among the dozens of self-care techniques outlined are:

  • how to warm up and stretch properly to avoid injury
  • the use of the Neck Relaxer/Block device to reduce tension in the head and neck
  • the use of various sizes and types of balls to reduce tension in the body
  • exercises to relax the back, face, arms, and legs
  • special techniques for the client to reduce tension in the jaw
  • many more helpful topics presented by Dr. Benjamin.

    This is an invaluable video for both therapists and clients, encouraging viewers to develop their skills for taking care of themselves.

    $55.00 each

    To order, call 617-576-0777.


    The Esentials of Massage
    From Dr. Benjamin's book, "Are You Tense? The Benjamin System of Muscular Therapy," these learning videotapes present Dr. Benjamin's unique system of massage therapy. This book teaches the beginner the essential principles of muscular therapy. The four videotapes cover:

  • The Back
  • The Neck and Shoulders
  • The Back Thigh and Calf
  • The Front Thigh, Shins, and Feet

    In each of the four videotapes, Dr. Benjamin:

  • discusses the relevant anatomy
  • demonstrates each technique in great detail
  • guides you through a work-along practice session
  • shares his expertise and offers candid, helpful tips
  • $55.00 each
    $195 for the set of four videotapes.

    To order, call 617-576-0777.

     
     

     
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