Structural Assessment and Strengthening of the Body’s Biomechanical Chain

Structural Assessment and Strengthening of the Body’s Biomechanical Chain


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This is an IN-PERSON, 4-hour class. NJ massage therapists and chiropractors may earn 4 CEUs. *

Course Description:

Educate your clients/patients to be active participants by explaining how body parts work individually and in conjunction with the body as a whole, showing them what musculoskeletal imbalances they are experiencing, how imbalances effect muscles and soft tissue and talking about how to overcome the imbalance.

This class will cover verbal and visual assessment of the upper and lower body biomechanical (kinetic) chains and how to address possible faults and eliminate sources of pain through guided stretches and exercises.  Assessment takes into consideration past injuries and surgeries, level of physical activity, and much more.

Hands-on learning includes palpating massage, myofascial self-massage, stretching, and strengthening exercises.

About the instructor, Eric Munn, LMT, PTA:

Eric Munn is a Licensed Massage Therapist and Physical Therapist Assistant. He taught all aspects of massage therapy in a full time massage education program for over twelve years, ten of those years as program director. He has taught numerous continuing education courses in his twenty plus years of practice as a Massage Therapist. He has spent six years as a Physical Therapist Assistant honing his massage and corrective exercise skills.

*CONTINUING EDUCATION APPROVALS:  This course was previously offered as two separate courses entitled “Treating the Biomechanical Chain-Upper Body and “Treating the Biomechanical Chain-Lower Body”. For massage therapists, this course (and the change of name and format) is approved by the NCBTMB for all states but New York. For NJ chiropractors, the course is approved because The Institute for Continuing Education is a Pre-Approved Provider/Sponsor with the NJ Board of Chiropractic Examiners. Chiropractors in other states may receive CE credit if their state recognizes PACE; The Institute for Continuing Education is recognized by the PACE Program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards. 

The Institute for Continuing Education follows all COVID-19 protocols that apply to vocational schools in the state of NJ.



Wednesday, October 12, 2022 9:00am-1:00pm