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Spontaneous Muscle Release Technique ADVANCED Arm & Hand



This video or live course is only for those who have taken the basic SMRT: Arm & Hand video or live course.

We begin with SMRT releases for the muscles of the upper arm, forearm and hand.  Adding to our existing knowledge, we will explore different releases for each muscle.  Along with adding new releases, we will go through two handed releases for each muscle.  Next, we will add in releases for the lateral shoulder and axilla, and finally, we will work on muscle binding and release the perimysium (the connective tissue surrounding each muscle bundle) and the endomysium (the connective tissue surrounding each muscle fiber) to reduce binding and allow optimal space within each muscle.

Moving from the muscles, we will work directly with the bones.  We will begin by assessing range of motion in the shoulder, elbow, wrist, and hand joints.  Then we will address each bone looking for mobility and position of the bone and how that effects or is affected by the muscles.  As we go, we will learn to look for divergent points in the bones, and we will learn how to use SMRT to unlock these divergent patterns.

Fascia will be our final piece in the initial phase.  Changing our focus, we will learn how to apply SMRT to directly target the fascia, tendons, and ligaments in the upper arm, forearm, and hand.

Finally, I will do a demonstration on one client to show you how to apply these advanced SMRT techniques.

Before you study through a home study course for continuing education please review the requirements for your state. After watching and reviewing the course therapists will have to pass an continuing education exam to earn CE credits. This video course is available on Full Circle’s streaming subscription service. Information is as follows:

Videos, Books, Slides, Vlogs, and more are on Full Circle’s subscription service.

Basic subscription will include:

1) all SMRT basic videos and textbooks, including head & neck; arm & hand; shoulder, axilla, ribcage, & upper back; hips, lower back, & abdomen; and lower extremities.

2) CEs for all video classes listed above.

3) basic SMRT textbooks may be downloaded one time. Videos cannot be downloaded.

4) shorter videos on individual SMRT moves (these videos do not carry CEs).

5) anatomy videos (these videos do not carry CEs).

6) movement videos (these videos do not carry CEs).

7) short vlogs about clients, specific issues, specific areas of the body, and anything else we think we want to add.

Advanced subscription will include:

1) everything in the basic subscription.

2) all advanced SMRT videos and workbooks, including advanced head & neck; advanced arm & hand; advanced shoulder, axilla, ribcage, & upper back; advanced hips, lower back, & abdomen; and advanced lower extremities.

3) 11 in depth, advanced assessment classes and slides for each class.

4) advanced SMRT workbooks and slides for assessment classes may be downloaded once. Videos cannot be downloaded.

5) CEs for all videos in 2) and 3).

6) additional advanced content videos and vlogs (these do not carry CEs).

7) and anything else we think will help you understand and treat clients, family, and/or yourself.

Subscriptions may be canceled at any time. If you cancel in the middle of a month that has been paid for, no refund will be made. Periodically, we will sell a limited number of lifetime memberships.


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What People are Saying About this Course

Evaluation Comments from Advanced Arm & Hand Course in 2017, 2018, and 2019:

Participants share what they liked best about the Advanced Arm & Hand Class:

“As a therapist, I liked being encouraged to roam a bit and discover what needs to be done, assessed, and addressed, and the encouragement of thought processes to how/why we do it one way for this person and another way for someone else.”

“Being able to practice on lots of bodies even though the class was small, which helped each of us get more attention.”

“Experienced classmates, fascia work, bone work, putting it all together, class size.”

“Fascial “tubes”!  Divergent points!  Loved the 2 handed moves and more information about how to work the elbow.  Great class!  I learned an enormous amount!”