Medical Massage Seminar in Phoenix, AZ August 3-4, 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

16 Medical Massage CEs approved by NCBTMB


Location: Novakovic Family Practice. 20823 N Cave Creek Rd, #102, Phoenix, 85024

Dates: Saturday, Sunday, August 3 & 4, 2024

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

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

Sunday: Osteoarthritis – Hands-On Training Course

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

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

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




Day 1. Medical Massage Protocol 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 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.

Day 2. Medical Massage Protocols for Osteoarthritis

The second day of the class covers Osteoarthritis (OA) and the chain of pathological events which trigger OA. We will first discuss how to evaluate the soft tissues and joints affected by OA. Afterward, we will showcase the hands-on application of a Medical Massage protocol used to decompress any affected joints and diminish or stop the destructive processes within the cartilage and subchondral bone.


About presenter: Dr. Ross Turchaninov 

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About SOMI’s Medical Massage Certification Program: Medical Massage Courses & Certification | Science of Massage Institute » Medical Massage Certification Program 

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We look forward to seeing you soon and advancing your practice together!