Ron Patzer Therapy
50 Shades of Pain with Relief

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I have been doing massage since 1980 and have been in Lakewood since 2011. I am CA state certified (CAMTC-#2228), with a Lakewood Business license and qualified to work with the local residents and offer a wide variety of solutions that range, from deep tissue, therapeutic, medical, and fibromyalgia, myofascial release, reflexology, neuromuscular techniques.
My education began in 1967, and going through many different programs and courses, I have been practicing as a professional massage therapist since 1980. 
If you have been looking for a reliable and fully qualified massage therapist in Lakewood, CA  who has experience and extensive training in the various methods of this particular field, give me a call at the number listed below.  For clients who are visiting me for the first time, I offer a special discount of $65/hour.
  
EDUCATION-ACADEMIC:

1967 AA
Los Angeles College of Mortuary Science
1971 BA - Religion
Loma Linda University, La Sierra, California
1974 BA – Philosophy
Cal State University Long Beach, Long Beach, California
1989 MA – Clinical Psychology
California Graduate Institute, West Los Angeles, California
1995 PhD – Clinical Psychology
California Graduate Institute, West Los Angeles, California
Dissertation: Treating TMJ Disorder with Reichian Therapy

                          EDUCATION- CONTINUING EDUCATION:

 

2020 - Center for Massage Therapy, Structural Bodywork, 14 hours
2018 - Orthopedic Assessment in Massage Therapy, by Whitney Lowe (Hip & Pelvic 18 CEUs) (Cervical Spine 18 CEUs)
2018 - Center for Massage Therapy, Massage & Carpal Tunnel, 5 hours
2018 - Center for Massage Therapy, Massage & Migraines, 6 hours
2017- Neuro Muscular ReEducation,  Dr. Levy, (online course) 3 hours
2017 - Massage For Low Back and Pelvic Pain – 11 CE Hours - Chaitow & Fritz
2017 - Massage and TMJ, Center for Massage Therapy CE, 7 hours
2016 - Releasing the Iliopsoas and Quadratus Lumborum, Peggy Lamb, 3.5 hours.
2016 - Releasing the Rotator Cuff, Peggy Lamb, 2.5 hours.
2015 - Nerve Mobilization - Upper Extremities, Doug Alexander, 20 CE hours
2015 - Clinical Trigger Point Therapy Program by Dr. Laura Perry, 15 CE hours
2014 - Hendrickson Method - Massage & Manual Therapy, 9 CE hours,
2013 - Orthopedics-Online.com, Common Injury Course, 9 CE hours,
2013 - Orthopedics-Online.com, Peripheral Nerves System Course, 7 CE hours,
2013 - Orthopedics - Online.com, Shoulder Course 5 CE hours,
2013 - Positional Release Techniques - Leon Chaitow, 20 CE hours, DVD
2011 - Boris Prilutsky - Vol 1 DVD course, 10 CE hours, Lower Back Disorders; Disc Herniation,
      Lumbalgia, Sciatic Nerve Neuralgia, Post-Isometric Relaxation & Back Rehabilitative Exercises.
2011 - Pathology - Sciatic Pain. Institute of Somatic Therapy, 4 CE hours.
Advanced Myofascial Techniques. DVD course taught by Til Luchau, 13 CE hours.
2010 - Treat Your Triggers. Trigger Point Therapy. Online course taught by Dr Jonathan Kuttner
2009 - California State Certification, 500 hours
2009 - Neck, Arm & Chest Pain: Thoracic Outlet Syndrome conducted by Jeannette Cunniff, 8 CE Hours,
     Cerritos College Community Education
2009 - Medical Massage for Shoulder Injury and Scapula Release conducted by Jeannette Cunniff,
     8 CE hours, Cerritos College Community Education
2009 - Visceral Manipulation, Abdomen 1, 24 CE hours workshop conducted by Gail Wetzler, RPT,
      BI-D, Barral Institute
2009 - Sports Massage, 17 CE hours DVD course taught by Dr. James Mally, N.D.
2007 - Myoskeletal Alignment Techniques - 24 CE hour workshop conducted by Erik Dalton, Ph.D.
2007 -  Myofascial Therapy Release I – 20 CE hour workshop conducted by John Barnes, P.T., MFR
     Seminars
1989 Sports Massage - 16 CE hours workshop conducted by the California Healing Arts College.
1984 Deep Muscle Therapy - 16 CE hours workshop conducted by the CMTA - Cross fiber instruction.
1982 Jin Shin Acupressure - 16 CE hours workshop conducted by Ron Teagarten.
1979 CMT – Certified Massage Therapist
Institute for Holistic Studies, Santa Barbara, CA

                                PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

2011- present:  Lakewood office, Lakewood, CA  
2011-2014: Hawaiian Gardens Casino (chair massage) Hawaiian Gardens, CA
2008-2009: Beach City Massage (24 Hour Fitness Sport Club) Long Beach, CA
2006-2010: Skyline Chiropractic, Long Beach, CA
2005-2007: Atlantic Chiropractic, Long Beach, CA
2003-2005: SeaCrest Chiropractic Center, Garden Grove, CA
1980-2003:  Self Employed in San Fernando Valley, CA
1966-1978: 12 years experience as an embalmer - Los Angeles, CA

 

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