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How to Relieve Chronic Foot Pain Workshop with Karen Ball

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Date(s) - 09/08/2018 - 09/09/2018
9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Hampton Inn & Suites (Warwick/Airport)
2100 Post Road
Warwick, Rhode Island 02886
United States

Thousands of adults suffer from chronic foot pain due to bunions, hammertoes, gout, plantar fasciosis, peripheral neuropathy, bone spurs, arthritis, metatarsalgia (including Morton’s neuroma), tarsal tunnel syndrome, injuries, surgery or just plain over use. With coaching and a customized session from a trained practitioner, these people do not have to live with debilitating pain!Included in your tuition is life-time access to a video demonstration of the hands-on protocol taught in this workshop.

In this experiential class you will learn:
★ the causes of the above-listed conditions and more;
★ pre-disposing contributors to foot pain and how they can be offset;
★ a hands-on protocol to address bunions, hammertoes, peripheral neuropathy, plantar fasciosis (fasciitis) and tarsal tunnel syndrome;
★ simple actions you can teach clients that can prevent and/or lessen their foot pain;
★ the advantages and disadvantages of shoes; which to wear and when.

Included in your tuition is life-time access to a video demonstration of the hands-on protocol taught in this workshop.

Hotel Discount:
The Hampton Inn is offering a special rate of $129/night on Friday and Saturday for attendees reserving a room by August 8. Call (800) 426-7866 to reserve your room. Reference our group name: Reflexology of RI.

Review the anatomy of the lower legs and feet. Wear clothes that allow access to the feet and lower legs and the ability to stretch.

Massage table (reflexology chair will not work); sheet; foot tub; towel; long rope or belt or scarf (for stretching); writing utensil; highlighting pen and either shea or cocoa butter.


Who Can Attend
Certified reflexologists; massage therapists with at least an introductory level of reflexology education (2+ days) and experience practicing. (This is not a basic reflexology training.)

ARCB: 18 ★ RAC: 5 ★ NCBTMB: 16 ★ Florida: 18 ★ Georgia: 16

Karen Ball


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  • University of Rhode Island, PT Building (map)
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Cost:  $35 RARI members/ $40 non-RARI members

To register please write check to RARI and send check to:

Lori Sklarski 130 Sweet Farm Road, Portsmouth, RI 0281

If you have any questions about this event, please contact Dana.




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See you there!

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