Breast Massage

 

 

   This is a full day, lecture and hands-on class for professionals who want to take the mystery out of breast health and disease.

 

We will cover:

 

Breast anatomy - the relationship of breast tissue to surrounding musculo-skeletal structures and lymphatic drainage of the chest wall

 

Physiology of lactation

 

Healthy variations in breast tissue

 

Skin lesions

 

Fibrocystic breast tissue & Simple Cysts

 

Breast pathology & surgery

 

Identifying characteristics of breast cancer

 

Fine needle aspiration, biopsy, lumpectomy, mastectomy, breast reconstruction, breast reduction and implants

 

Therapeutic indications for breast massage

 

Obtaining informed consent for breast massage

 

Performing breast massage

 

Teaching clients how to perform empowering self breast exams

 

   The class is taught by a Susanrachel Condon, a licensed midwife and massage therapist. Participants are expected to practice and receive work as demonstrated under supervision by the instructor. It is open to massage therapists and other healthcare professionals without massage training or experience.

 

Date: TBA

 

Cost: $195

 

Swedish Institute 226 West 26th Street New York NY

To Register www.swedishce.com

212-924-5900