Functional Active Myofascial Release

Brian Trzaskos, PT, LMT, CSCS, CMP, MI-C

Online Course

Includes all course content in digital format

Prerequisites Required
2 hours - Provided by Summit Professional Education



Over 127 million Americans seek complementary and integrative health care services annually and the most successful clinicians know that meeting this growing need offers a huge advantage in generating additional revenue in clinics as well as providing superior quality care. Today's most valuable rehabilitation professionals must have the knowledge and capability to leverage multidimensional aspects of their client's experience to engender faster and more complete results. This highly engaging course will give participants practical body mind assessments and effective myofascial release strategies that can be immediately applied both in the clinic and via telehealth engagements, making them the go-to provider in their community.


  • Immediately improve your client's functional breath capacity, flexibility, chronic pain symptoms, and ADL function
  • Apply a new holistic assessment tool and easy to-use, self-applied myofascial release movements

Learning Objectives

  1. Explain research-supported connective tissue physiology and its implications for body-mind rehabilitation in diverse client populations.
  2. Identify postural patterns and perform 3 key active myofascial release techniques with modifications for multiple therapeutic conditions.

Course Content

Functional Active Myofascial Release
SCORM Package
Next Steps
  1. Practical Body-Mind Approaches
    • Connective tissue physiology
    • Understanding bio-energetic patterns
    • The pattern-based assessment
  2. Functional Active Myofascial Release
    • Myofascial meridians
    • Active myofascial release principles
    • Implications for OT
    • 3 key active myofascial release movements
Brian Trzaskos, PT, LMT, CSCS, CMP, MI-C, is a body-mind rehabilitation expert and co-creator of the Sensation-Based Mindset method. He believes that education is powerful medicine that allows people to access their greatest healing potentials and has extensive experience in diverse clinical settings ranging from working at the world- renowned Craig Hospital for TBI and SCI Rehabilitation, to operating his own holistic center in Upstate New York. Mr. Trzaskos is well known for making even the most difficult concepts easy to understand and immediately applicable to clinical practice. He is the president of NEW Health Inc. and director of the Institute for Rehabilitative Qigong & Tai Chi, which specializes in the integration of western body-mind science and the ancient healing arts of Qigong & Tai Chi. As a practicing physical therapist and student of eastern movement and meditation practices for over two decades, Mr. Trzaskos holds advanced certifications in both Western and Eastern healing arts truly bringing together the best of both worlds in modern rehabilitative care. He earned his degree in Physical Therapy from the State University of New York at Buffalo.


FINANCIAL: Brian Trzaskos is compensated as the owner of NEW Health Inc. and by Summit as an instructor.

NONFINANCIAL: Brian Trzaskos has no nonfinancial relationships to disclose.

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