Neck & Head Unit

This unit focuses on treatments for headache, TMJ dysfunction, forward head posture, whiplash and other conditions of the head, neck and face. The workshop reviews palpation techniques for interoral work of the jaw and the deep muscles of the anterior and posterior neck.


Note: Module 1-4 is to be completed before the workshop. Each Module is a professional audio recording of a lecture with a study guide, a self correcting quiz and a complete transcript of the recording. Download the lectures onto your computer, an MP3 player or a CD. They are yours for a lifetime. Though not required, it is strongly recommended that students obtain Myofascial Pain & Dysfunction The Trigger Point Manual Vol 1&2 by Drs Travell and Simons.

Online lessons can be taken on their own or they can be combined with a hands-on workshops.

You will earn 4 CE hours for completion of each online unit and 15 CEUs for a 2 day workshop and 21 CEUs for a 3 day hands-on workshop.

Module 1

Trapezius, Levator
& Facial Muscles

Module 2

Splenius Capitis & Cervicis,
Posterior Cervicals
& Suboccipitals

Module 3

Sternocleidomastoid, Digastric,
Other Anterior Neck Muscles
&Temporalis

Module 4

Masseter & Medial
& Lateral Pterygoids

*Cathy Cohen is approved by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) as a continuing educational provider (#450949-09). Also by the Florida Board of Massage Therapy (#50-302).