Integrative Myofascial Release, Hour 4 of 5, Demonstration (Lower Back, Buttock, Hip)

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Dr. Jean Paul Amonte

The Integrative Myofascial Release (IMR) course is a five-hour series. Dr. Jean Paul Amonte explains and demonstrates the components of IMR, including assessment, client positioning, techniques, and rehabilitative exercises. He presents several hand techniques, including Swedish, Russian, and Western. He also covers several ways to get a muscle in contraction to relax, including ischemic compression, vibration, reciprocal inhibition, post isometric relaxation, pin and stretch, Amonte towel, and stretching techniques. Finally, he includes rehabilitation exercises to strengthen the areas involved. Take any hour alone, but if taken together, it will give the viewer insight into Dr. Amonte’s integrated approach to treating patients and clients in practice.

In this hour: Dr. Amonte explains and demonstrates the postural analysis and range of motion assessment of the lower spine and pelvis area. He describes the Lower Cross Syndrome and demonstrates how he palpates the lower back, buttock, and hip muscles in his assessment process. In addition, he presents a variety of massage and neuromuscular techniques, his towel technique, stretches, and rehabilitation exercises. 

Learning Objectives

Viewers will be able to perform an analysis of the lower back, buttock, and hip areas. They will be able to use various massage methods, including; soft tissue, neuromuscular, and the Amonte towel techniques, to better assist their patients.


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