Medical Massage Seminar in Fayetteville, NC January 26-28, 2024


For training in individual MM protocols, Day of ‘Introduction to MM’ is required.
No pre-requirements to register for your first Day of ‘Introduction to MM’ or for ‘MM Techniques’ Day.


Presenter: Dr. Ross Turchaninov, MD, PhD, LMT

24 Medical Massage CEs approved by NCBTMB


Location: Institute For Massage And Bodywork Therapy. 806 Stamper Rd, Suite 20, Fayetteville NC 28303. (910) 920-9477

Dates: Friday, Saturday and Sunday, January 26, 27 & 28, 2024

Hours: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm all days

Friday: Medical Massage Concept. From theory to clinical application – Lecture/hands on

Saturday: TMJ Dysfunction. Positioning Vertigo – Hands-On Training Course

Sunday: Tennis/Golfer’s Elbow. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome – Hands-On Training Course

ALLtherapists MUST take Day of MM Theory in live or Webinar format to register for this class! 

Registration Fee: 3-days for $550. Therapists can select 1-day for $185 or 2-days for $370

We will refund the enrollment fee if you don’t find the information we shared professionally vital.




Day 1. Medical Massage Concept

The first day is a combination of lecture and hands-on training. We discuss the science behind the Medical Massage concept, its clinical application, and a layer-by-layer evaluation of soft tissues. We will share with you unprecedented scientific and clinical data: you will witness fascinating images from living tissue, cadaver studies, clinical cases, and even DNA analysis reflecting clinical aspects of Massage Therapy. Please join us for a firsthand look at the clinical science behind Medical Massage!

Day 2. Medical Massage Protocol for TMJ Dysfunction. Positioning Vertigo

The first part of the class is a detailed discussion of the anatomy and physiology of the Temporomandibular Joint as well as all causes of its dysfunction. We will cover a step-by-step evaluation of the soft tissues in the suboccipital space, the temporal area, and the TMJ area. This part of the class finishes with step-by-step application of Medical Massage protocol to eliminate tension in the soft tissues, which control TMJ function and decompress the joint itself to restore the patient’s normal bite.

The second part of the class explains the complex chain of events that triggers Positioning Vertigo and presents highly effective Semont’s Protocol to eliminate it by resetting otoliths in the inner ear.

Day 3. Medical Massage Protocols for Tennis/Golfer’s Elbow. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.

First part of the class covers very common abnormalities in the function of the elbow Lateral Epicondylitis a.k.a Tennis Elbow and Medial Epicondylitis a.k.a. Golfer’s Elbow. Nature of abnormalities as well as evaluation of the soft tissues of the elbow and corresponding Medical Massage protocols are discussed in detail. Homework for the patients as well as future preventive measures are presented.

Second part of the class dedicated to the Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. We will discuss difference between local and reflex variants of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, soft tissue evaluation and Medical Massage protocol for the Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. Homework for the patients as well as future preventive measures are discussed as well.


About presenter: Dr. Ross Turchaninov 

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