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All About Me

Sherah Schump is a licensed massage therapist in the state of Missouri. She has experience in a several styles of massage such as, relaxation, deep tissue, trigger point and swedish. She has also been trained in medicupping, which is a form of cupping. She has an Associates Degree in Complementary Alternative Medicine (CAM), focusing aromatherapy and herbal specialization with honors. Sherah has been working with Dr. Kris Kirby on some specialty training in clinical application with palpation and corrective exercises. She has also attended a class with Dr. Kathy Dooly and Dr. Anna Folckomer for clinical application with palpation and corrective exercises in their “Immaculate Dissection” curriculum. This helps her use assessment tools to find out the cause of a muscle/body dysfunction that could be causing pain, then give exercises/stretches to help her clients get back to a more normal life without discomfort or pain.

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American College of Healthcare Sciences 5005 S. Macadam Avenue Portland, OR 97239 800.487.8839 | achs.edu

Start to Finish

11/01/2018 - 4/19/2020

Associate of Applied Science in Complementary Alternative Medicine 04/19/2020 04/27/2020 Delta Epsilon Tau - Herbal Medicine Specialization

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IMTRC Breast Cancer and Massage Therapy

When you finish this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe recent research about the benefits of massage therapy for women who have had mastectomies.

  • Discuss how massage therapy can help women address some of the issues that occur after breast surgery.

  • Explain the massage techniques that were developed to help women who have had breast surgery.

  • Identify some the issues that women who have undergone breast surgery commonly face.

At the conclusion of this session, attendees will be able to:

  • Describe the current state of the opioid crisis

  • Identify integrative strategies being used to address the opioid crisis

  • Discuss outcomes of current research on alternative therapies

  • Infer future direction for research on integrative therapies as an alternate to opioids

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Immaculate Dissection 1: Core Concepts

Course Description: 

  • ID the anatomical location and nerve supply of the inner and outer unit of abdominopelvic structures of core stability 

  • ID the clinical pearls of functional anatomy knowledge that deem these areas clinically relevant 

  • ID the movements of each structure on all three planes 

  • ID the palpation of important landmarks on structures that prove useful in assessments 

  • Visualize the structures in interactive formats, such as body painting, drawings, transparencies

  • Dissect assessments based upon priority of the building and releases of gut pressure in breathing 

  • Dissect common functional movements to optimize abdominopelvic stability 

  • See Dissection simulations of areas like thoracolumbar fascia 

  • 3-5 Instructors circulate to answer questions and optimize learning. 

  • Course includes: manual, learning tools for take-home help, a support forum, and the entire course recorded for free Vimeo access after the course is complete. 

Students will learn the fundamentals and techniques necessary to become a certified MediCupping™ practitioner. This course includes a few brief lessons on the applications and history of cupping, followed by a full-length instructional video hosted by Anita J. Shannon. Finally, students must take and pass a final exam.

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