March 25, 2010 – Oklahoma City, OK – Erik Dalton, Ph.D. has been asked to be a main presenter at both the pre-conference broadcast on April 21,  and the Spring World Massage Conference broadcast on June 7th and 8th, 2010.  

Attend a FREE live pre-conference broadcast with well known massage therapist Erik Dalton who’s going to be discussing the "The 42 Pound Head: Fixing Funky Necks".  This graphic presentation will address ways to assess and correct forward head postures.  Often seen as a structurally subtle body segment, the neck is burdened with the challenging task of supporting and moving the human head.  Correction of forward head and Upper Crossed neck posture is the solution to stopping and reversing degenerative joint disease and pain from headaches, rib dysfunction, TMJ and Dowager’s Humps.

When treating functional problems related to forward head postures a therapist must see beyond the symptoms and the artificial dividing of the body into systems and treat the whole. Manual therapists will learn:
1. To visually observe pain-generating patterns through postural and gait analysis.  
2.  How proprioceptive signals from the upper cervical complex regulate endorphins...the body's pain-controlling chemicals.
3.  Articular mobilization routines to restore joint-play to upper cervical stuck facets.
4.  Structural integrative soft tissue work to fix degenerative changes and relieve head, neck, rib, TMJ and Dowager's Hump pain.

After the one hour presentation they'll be showing a 30 minute video featuring some of Erik's favorite assessments and corrections for clients presenting with pain-related forward head postures. You can submit questions for Erik at anytime before or during the broadcast. In addition, you'll be able to chat with Erik personally via our online chat immediately following the presentation.

Make your reservation in the pre-conference broadcast now by clicking this link:

Register for this pre-conference broadcast and earn a free certificate for completion for continuing education purposes.  (value for NCBTMB: 1.5 CEs)

Then in June… Erik Dalton and dozens of the top massage experts from around the world will be in your living room as part of the largest event in massage history.  The World Massage Conference is a worldwide web-based, online conference. For a limited time you can register for the Spring 2010 conference and get the Fall Conference for free. 

Click this link for details and to register.

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