Sharon Butler trained as a massage therapist in 1984 and went on to expand her professional skills by completing training in Hellerwork Structural Integration in 1986. Since 1991, Ms. Butler has specialized in repetitive strain injuries, helping people all over the world recover from hand, arm, and upper body pain.
Her book, “Conquering Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Other Repetitive Strain Injuries: A Self Care Program,” has helped show tens of thousands of people how to manage and recover from their injuries with safe and effective self-care. In 2004, Ms. Butler published seven injury-specific self-care toolkits, one for each of the seven main repetitive strain injuries.
These toolkits provide users with a step-by-step roadmap for reversing the damage that limits their use of their hands and arms. She has trained over 100 healthcare professionals in her hands-on techniques for reversing the effects of RSI’s. Ms. Butler is now retired from in-person sessions and is currently coaching clients online. She resides in Asheville, NC, USA.
Repetitive Strain Injuries are exploding worldwide for anyone who uses their hands and arms in their work, sports, or hobbies. The extensive use of hand-held devices has led to injuries for all age groups, leading to pain, numbness, loss of work, and inability to perform the normal activities of daily living. Finding natural, drug-free, effective solutions for these injuries can make all the difference for someone experiencing pain and disability from a repetitive strain injury.
In this 8-part webinar series, we will cover:
Muscle and fascia anatomy for each injury type.
Specific techniques to identify areas of adhesion that affect the individual client.
Coaching in how to get accelerated results with hands-on techniques How to identify the client’s common habits that accelerate the development of injury.
Simple methods to speed the release & recovery of injured tissue What your client needs to know for the best results.
Ergonomic tips and tricks that can improve injury outcomes.
One specialized exercise for each injury type, in PDF format. This collection of stretches and exercises becomes a great self-care protocol for the practitioner’s own hands and arms.
What you need to know: Can’t make the class for every webinar date? No worries! Each registrant for this series will receive a link to the recording of each webinar so you can rewatch and review it any time you want.
Each webinar: 1-hour CEU’s: 1 CEU per completed post-test, a total of 8 CEU’s for the entire series Note: Currently, the CEU’s are granted by Hellerwork International and are accepted by The International Association of Structural Integrators. This series is open to all bodywork, physical therapy, occupational therapy, and other interested parties.
Webinar Dates presented on Zoom
July 7, 2021: Introduction to Repetitive Strain Injuries
July 14, 2021: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
July 21, 2021: Forearm Pain
July 28, 2021: Ulnar Tunnel Syndrome (Cubital Tunnel)
August 4, 2021: Tendinitis (Elbow & Wrist)
August 11, 2021: DeQuervain’s Syndrome (Thumb Pain)
August 18, 2021: Neck and Shoulder Pain
August 25, 2021: Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
Registration for the full 8 part (8 CEU’s) Webinar Series:
Early Bird Registration Fee: $200 (ends June 22, 2021)
Full Registration Fee: $250 (June 23 - July 5)
Enrollment closes on July 5, 2021, at 11:59 PM PT