Connective Tissue Massage & Therapeutic Stretching for the Wrist, Hand, and Fingers

Come learn connective tissue massage for wrists and hands


With the increased use of computers, tablets and smart phones, people of all ages are suffering from overuse injuries of the elbow, wrist and hands. In this class, massage therapists will learn specific connective tissue massage techniques to relieve the pain that results from this overuse. These techniques will teach you to dramatically increase circulation to the muscles of the elbow, wrist and hand to promote healing of injuries such as tennis and golfer’s elbow, as well as wrist tendon strain. You will learn to assess client’s range of motion in the wrist, and learn numerous stretches for muscles in the forearm and hand. In addition, you will learn to use tools to effectively treat the tendons of the thumb & fingers.

Date April 12, 2019
Location Body Mind Learn Center
616 N. North Court Suite 250
Palatine, IL 60067
Times 9am-5pm
Teacher Lois Orth-Zitoli
Credits 7 NCBTMB
Tuition $175 Regular Price/$150 Early Bird Ends March 12th
Cancellation Policy Click Here

Who should attend this workshop?

Ben Benjamin Orthopedic Massage Workshops are for massage therapists who want to increase their expertise and success rate in helping to relieve their client’s pain. You will learn how to find the exact source of a client’s pain and how to administer effective treatment. These workshops will give you the knowledge and understanding to make you a more effective massage therapist.

About the Instructor:

Lois Orth-Zitoli is both an orthopedic massage therapist and a health/nutrition coach. She is the owner of Full Circle Health in Chicago. She has worked in the field of Orthopedic Massage Therapy for over 30 years, in both private practice and as the owner/director of Massage Therapy Professionals for 15 years. Under Dr. Benjamin’s direct supervision, Lois spent 4 years training to teach injury assessment and treatment to massage therapists. Lois is an engaging and passionate teacher who employs a variety of teaching/learning styles to meet the needs of each student.

What Workshop Participants Say:

“I just completed the Ben Benjamin Orthopedic Massage certification course with Lois. She is an excellent teacher and an expert in her field. I love her classes. She presents the information with skill and humor, providing real life scenarios where the techniques can successfully be applied.” – Ann Torp, LMT

“Lois’ orthopedic massage classes are fantastic. I have taken the whole series and am now a certified orthopedic massage therapist. I have learned invaluable techniques and assessment skills that I’ve been able to use right away with my clients- with great results. Lois is extremely knowledgeable and teaches with patience, passion and humor. If your goal is to relieve clients’ pain, these classes are indispensable! I highly recommend this training!” – Madge Lockwood, LMT, CLT


Cancellation Policy

  • Cancellation up to 2 months prior full refund minus $50 admin fee
  • Cancellations up to 6 weeks prior 50% refund
  • Cancellations 30 days or less nonrefundable

We reserve the right to cancel any workshop based upon minimum class enrollment requirements, in which case the tuition fee will be returned in full. Body Mind Learn Center/Structural-Balance is not responsible for any guaranteed/prepaid airline/hotel reservation. If any hours or days of a workshop are missed, no refunds will be given. Since many of the instructors are flown in from other states we have a limited refund policy. You may cancel your registration up to 60 days before the workshop. Your registration fee will be refunded less a $50 processing fee. If you cancel less than 30 days prior to the workshop you forfeit your full registration fee.