Seminar Detail

Mastering Myofascial Release
Mastering Myofascial Release

Where:   FAIRFAX, VA

When:  Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM

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Fascial tissue can become rigid, and inelastic over time, due to physical and emotional trauma, habit patterns, disease, and the desiccation of tissue that can accompany the aging process,. In short, fascial tissue will change from a lubricant to an adhesive. This binding up of fascial tissue causes a great deal of what the patient experiences as stress, tension, pain, and reduced range of motion. 

In this seminar, we’ll focus on techniques and treatment protocols that immediately reduce chronic tension and improve range of motion with minimal residual soreness the next day. Discover a myofascial treatment approach that utilizes gentle pressure to increase client proprioception while allowing fascia to gently lengthen, stretch, soften, and become more flexible. Learn how myofascial release enables clinicians to efficiently locate and treat scar tissue and adhesions that cause multi-layered soft tissue restriction and adversely affect the dynamic function of the underlying muscles, tendons, fascia, and ligaments. Finally, explore how using less pressure can improve your mechanical advantage and empower you to treat fascia more deeply and effectively.

What You Should Bring: 
  • Please bring a massage table or mat, two sheets, and wear lab-appropriate clothing.

  • Describe the origins of myofascial release and how it evolved to the present day to enhance soft tissue treatments

  • Apply myofascial techniques that utilize less pressure to target areas of treatment at the deepest level

  • Analyze more invasive fascial treatments and how to utilize direct and indirect treatments together

  • Discuss the most recent research findings pertaining to fascia and fascial treatments

  • Demonstrate strategies for preserving of practitioner strength and functionality

  • Massage Therapists

  • Physical Therapists

  • Physical Therapist Assistants

  • Occupational Therapists

  • Occupational Therapy Assistants

  • Athletic Trainers

  • Chiropractors


DARRELL LOCKET, MAT, ATC/L, LMT, CSCS, NSCA-CPT, GT Provider, is the Owner/Director of ABz-Solute, LLC, Jacksonville's leading provider of rehabilitation, conditioning, health education, and injury prevention for athletes, individuals, industrial workers, and healthcare professionals. Previously, Mr. Locket served as the Strength and Conditioning Coordinator and Head Athletic Trainer for Lincoln University of Pennsylvania, where the Men's and Women's Track and Field Teams have combined for 17 NCAA Division III National Championships.

Mr. Locket completed his Bachelor of Science and Master of Arts in Teaching degrees in Physical Education with an emphasis in Sports Medicine from the University of West Alabama. He also attended the Utah College of Massage Therapy to expand his overall knowledge of manual therapy. In addition, Mr. Locket holds certifications and memberships as an Athletic Trainer, Certified from the National Athletic Trainers' Association; a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and Certified Personal Trainer from the National Strength and Conditioning Association; a Graston Technique® Provider; and a Kinesiology Taping Provider. Mr. Locket's unique combination of education, experience, and passion translates into highly innovative and effective rehabilitation solutions.

Athletic Trainers
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Vyne Education, LLC. is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education for Certified Athletic Trainers. BOC Approved Provider #P3097. 6 CEUs will be awarded.

Massage Therapists
Vyne Education, LLC. is approved by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) as a continuing education Approved Provider. Provider #450123-06. This course is offered for 6 CE hours. 100% attendance is required for a Certificate of Completion to be issued, no variable credit is given.

Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants
Vyne Education, LLC. is an AOTA Approved Provider of continuing education. This course is offered for 0.6 AOTA CEUs. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA. AOTA Educational level Introductory, Category 2: Occupational Therapy Process.

Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants: Maryland: This course has been approved by the Maryland State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 0.6 CEUs.

Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants: New Jersey: This program has been submitted for 6 continuing education credits to the New Jersey State Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for Physical Therapists and Physical Therapy Assistants.

Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants: Pennsylvania: This program has been approved by the Pennsylvania State Board of Physical Therapy for a total of 6 contact hours of which 0 hours have been approved for Direct Access. PA Board Approval #PTCE010426.

Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants: West Virginia:

Other Professions
This educational offering qualifies for 6 continuing education hours as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your course outline and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific filing requirements.

Information obtained in this course should be used within your scope of practice.

All Professionals: In order to process continuing education, please bring the appropriate license/certification number to the seminar.

Certificates, Educational Offering Completion Requirements: Certificates will be awarded upon receipt of payment and successful completion of the educational offering and evaluation form.

Amended Certificates: Please note that the credit hours listed above are offered by Vyne Education and/or boards/associations for a full day's attendance. In the event of late arrival and/or early departure, amended certificates indicating the actual number of credit hours earned will be provided upon calling Vyne Education.

ADA: If you require ADA accommodations, please contact Vyne Education at least two weeks before the seminar date or prior to purchasing any online or distance learning products so that arrangements can be made.

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