Entrapment vs Impingement; Syndromes in the Upper and Lower Extremity. Who’s squeezing who?-Syracuse

03/02/19 @ 8:30 am – 03/03/19 @ 5:30 pm
Crouse Health Foundation
Crouse Irving Memorial Hospital
736 Irving Ave, Syracuse, NY 13210
Cindy Allen

When: March 2-3, 2019
Time: 8:30am-5:30pm
Where: Crouse Health Foundation, 736 Irving Ave. Marley Education Center  Syracuse NY 13210
CE’s 16
Instructor; Ericka Clinton

As massage therapists in today’s world we are often faced with clients that present with chronic conditions related to their posture, exercise habits and work postures. In this 2-day class students will learn about 3 common entrapment and impingement syndromes,   sciatica, shoulder or rotator cuff impingement and thoracic outlet syndrome. These syndromes affect numerous individuals for different reasons and can be positively resolved through appropriate and detailed massage therapy techniques.
In this class we will look at each syndrome, understand causes, review anatomy and learn sequences of massage techniques that can lead to reduction of symptoms and positive outcomes.

Materials Needed:  Table, linens, lubricant

PRESENTER: Ericka Clinton

Ericka Clinton is a NY State Licensed Massage Therapist. She obtained her license in 1998 after earning a Massage Therapy Diploma from the Swedish Institute. She has been a faculty member and administrator at the Swedish Institute College of Health Sciences in New York City since 2000. She currently serves as the Dean for the Massage Therapy Program. As a member of the faculty she has taught practical classes in both Western and Eastern modalities and supervised clinical internships and externships.

Ericka maintains a private practice as a massage therapist, and has worked as a massage therapist for NY Presbyterian Medical Center’s Integrative Medicine Program and from 2011-2013 worked at the Bendheim Integrative Medicine Center run by Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.

Ericka received a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesthetic Neuroscience in 2015 from Empire State College. She and has continued studying various forms of structural and myofascial bodywork. She currently teaches a variety of continuing education courses for Massage Therapists in NY and outside the US. Her courses cover various topics such as oncology massage, Shiatsu, medical massage, anatomy and working with special populations.

She has participated in research projects related to massage therapy as a principal investigator and interviewer. Ericka has also appeared twice on the Martha Stewart Living Radio program and contributed to various articles on massage therapy.

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Early registration ends February 2, 2019, so register today!

Member Rate:
Early: $240 | Regular: $400

Non-Member Rate:
Early: $400 | Regular: $560

Payments of cash will not be accepted at the door – only checks or credit cards.

CEHs and certificates will be granted only to those who register and attend the entire class. No partial credit will be awarded.

Cancellation requests made prior to 14 days of class start date are eligible for a refund less a $20 processing fee.
Requests made 14 or fewer days before the class will receive a credit less a $100 processing fee applicable for AMTA course offerings within a year of cancellation.
All cancellation requests must be made in writing and are based on date of post mark or email.

Any exceptions must be approved by the AMTA-NY Chapter Board of Directors.

Partial refunds for non-completed classes given only in emergency situations and with Chapter President’s approval.

No-shows are not eligible for refund or credit for future classes


AMTA New York Chapter is an Approved Provider for continuing Education by the NYSED Office of the Professions State Board for Massage Therapy (#003)
and by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) (#450787-08).

We welcome all licensed massage therapists and currently enrolled massage therapy students to our classes.  Per New York State law, you must either have a New York State massage therapy license to participate in the hands-on portions or, in the case of massage therapy students, be directly supervised by your instructor or other NY licensed massage therapist.