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Sports Massage Therapist #10209860

Orthopedic and Sports Massage Therapist

Ludlow, KY 41016
Email
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Phone
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Job Function
Healthcare & Medical
Experience
15 – 20 Years
Education
Some College
Employment Type
Full-Time, Any Position Type, Temporary
Salary
$40-60k
Security Clearance
None
Citizenship
U.S. Citizen
Member No.
10209860
Last Activity
05/13/2014

Resume

LMT/MTS, CSN, NCTMB
Orthopedic and Sports Massage Therapist
Certified Sports ••••• Massage Therapist, Manual Therapy Specialist and Sports Nutritionist with ••••• years experience seeking a position working with the medical and training staff to improve the health and performance of athletes.


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

LifeStyle Resumption Chiropractic Care Center•••••Oct. •••••Present
••••• Dixie Hwy, Ft. Mitchell, KY •••••

Massage Therapist/Manual Therapy Specialist

Provide muscular therapy, in support of Chiropractic treatments, with resolution of many chronic and acute pain in knees, hips, shoulders, and vertebral column.
Work closely with the Chiropractic physicians planning client treatments, using Chiropractic and Orthopedic assessment to determine skeletal and/or muscular treatment.
Treat ••••• clients per day.



Five Seasons Sports Club••••• Oct. •••••Present
••••• Thomas More Parkway, Crestview Hills, KY •••••

Massage Therapist/Manual Therapy Specialist

Provide therapeutic treatments using Massage and Manual Therapy techniques, successfully treating for headaches, stress, myofascial tension, post-operative recovery and activity related strains and sprains.
Massage treatments are applied to clients who play tennis and/or enjoy fitness activities. These treatments relieve pain, increase range of motion, reduce healing time and enhance sports performance.
Therapeutic and rehabilitative services are delivered to a wide range of clientele, including amateur, collegiate, and professional athletes. I have worked with NFL football players for the past ••••• years. One player in particular, a defensive safety, greatly improved his performance after treatments to relieve his low back pain.
Contribute to the success of the Massage Therapy Department, providing expertise and informational wellness seminars.

Gateway Community and Technical College •••••July •••••July •••••
••••• Thomas More Parkway, Edgewood, KY •••••

Director-Instructor-Public Speaker

Developed and implemented successful Massage Therapy Certificate and Associate Degree Programs, secured necessary state educational licensing, developed program curriculum, and directed a staff of adjunct teachers.
Taught all courses in the program curriculum including Musculoskeletal Anatomy and Physiology, Kinesiolgy, Orthopedic and Sports Massage Techniques.
Maintained an •••••% passing rate of program graduates on the National Certification Examination.
Directed over ••••• students through the internship and student clinic programs.
Marketed the Massage Therapy Program through television interviews, newspaper articles, health and sports events.
Guest speaker to medical students at the University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, and New Horizons Professional Development and Educational Conferences, Lexington, KY.



Thomas More College/Athletic Department•••••Aug. •••••Nov. •••••
••••• Thomas More Parkway, Crestview Hills, KY •••••

Sports Massage Therapist

Administered sports-specific massage treatments to collegiate athletes where football injuries recovered faster, baseball pitchers increased speed, basketball and soccer players benefited from injury prevention, muscular recovery, and performance enhancing therapies.
Contributed to the healthcare of collegiate athletes while working with Athletic Trainers and St. Elizabeth Sports Medicine Center.



LICENSURE AND PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

Kentucky Massage Therapy License #KY•••••
American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) - Professional and Kentucky Chapter Member.
Past President of the Kentucky Chapter of the AMTA, •••••
Past member of the Bill Writing Committee, Kentucky Licensing Law for the Massage Therapy Profession, •••••
QUALIFICATIONS AND&#•••••;PROFICIENCIES

Advanced Orthopedic and Sports Massage
Spinal Reflex Analysis (SRA) Level II
Sports Nutrition Certification approved by National Council on Strength and Fitness (NCSF) and American Council on Exercise (ACE)
Advanced Muscle Energy and Stretching techniques
Neuromuscular Trigger Point Therapy
Clinical Kinesio Taping applications
Myoskeletal Alignment techniques
Integrative skills as a Resistance Training Specialist Level I
Certified Red Cross CPR, First Aid & AED Instructor
National Certification for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCTMB) #•••••
A proven track record of accurately assessing, documenting, and treating, injuries, muscular imbalances, and postural dysfunction.
A highly focused expert skilled at adapting treatments to specific athletic disciplines and performance goals.
Experienced in client care planning, staff development, and leadership.



EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

Penn Foster Career College, Scranton, PA Sports Nutrition
Bancroft School of Massage Therapy, Worcester, MA - Massage Therapy
School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA - Fine and Graphic Arts
Quinsigamond Community College, Worcester, MA - Liberal Arts




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