Experience and Education
Maria Krieg is a member with the MTAA (Massage Therapists Association of Alberta) since 1989, meeting experience and education requirements along with all continuing education requirements. She has extensive experience in successfully treating patients with acute pain as well as residual pain from automobile and other accidents. Treatments consist of deep medical soft tissue massage, heat application, posture training, exercises specifically designed for the patient’s condition and integrated into their particular lifestyle and work environment, specialized ultrasound and electrical muscle stimulation. (Treatments for relaxation are also available.)
- SEPTEMBER 1981 – PRESENT
Certified by the Edmonton Board of Health, owns and operates BACK BASICS a clinic for remedial and therapeutic massage in Edmonton.
- APRIL 1976 – JUNE 1980
Owned and operated a “Klinik fuer Physiotherapie” in Düsseldorf, Germany. This clinic was government certified; patients were referred by medical doctors and naturopaths.
- MARCH 1974 – MARCH 1976
Worked in Physiotherapie for an orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Med. Rudolf Stilz, Düsseldorf, Germany.
Maria’s work included therapeutic muscle and connective tissue massage, various electrotherapy techniques, and Chiro-Gymnastics for the medico-mechanical treatments of all spinal conditions, posture disorders including scoliosis, as well as all types of contractures (Sudeck, etc.), circulatory problems and complications from paralysis.
Maria Krieg: EDUCATION
- MARCH 1974 Recognized to practice physiotherapy as “Masseurin und medizinische Bademeisterin.”
- JANUARY 1973 – MARCH 1974 Internship at the University of Düsseldorf. “Klinische Anstalten der Universitat Düsseldorf,” Düsseldorf, Germany.
- AUGUST – DECEMBER 1972 Internship at the “Institut fuer Physiotherapie” Lendringsen, Germany
- MARCH 1972 Graduated from the College “Kneipp-Gesundheits Schule, Fachschule fuer Physiotherapeuten” Boppard, Germany
- JANUARY – MARCH 1971 Practicum at the “Landes Nervenklinik Andernach” in Germany, a training program to gain entry into the Physiotherapy College.
Maria Krieg: SPECIAL COURSES
- 2000 – 2003 Feldenkrais exercises with Jacquie Ogg and Awareness Through Movement With Sherry Ogg (practical exercises while traveling or at the work station).
- SEPTEMBER 1997 Alberta Massage Therapist Association, Orthopaedic Assessment.
- JANUARY 1994 – JUNE 1995 Completed four seminars in St. John Neuromuscular Therapy.
- SEPTEMBER 1992 NISA – Basic. Neuromuscular integration and structural alignment.
- NOVEMBER 1989 Alberta Massage Therapist Association, Trigger Point Therapy.
- SEPTEMBER 1988 Intermediate Cranial Sacral Seminar.
- WINTER 1987 January – April Courses in Medical Terminology 1 and 2 at Grant Mac Ewan.
- OCTOBER 1978 Introductory course in Foot Reflexology by H. Marquardt, Koenigsfeld-Burgberg, W.Germany.
- FEBRUARY 1978 – JUNE 1979 Akupunkt-Massage by Penzel in Heyen, W.Germany (Chinese style massage treatments to balance the body energy mainly for stress and tension related conditions) Four separate courses A, B, C and D. Forty hours each.
- OCTOBER 1976 – NOVEMBER 1976 Chiro-Gimnastik II (Passive-active spine exercises to relax and strengthen muscles and increase flexibility of spine joints for degenerative spine conditions as well as muscle tension in backs) Similar to “Active Relief Techniques”.
- OCTOBER – NOVEMBER 1975 Chiro-Gymnastik I
- DECEMBER 1971 – FEBRUARY 1972 Connective Tissue Massage (Method Teirich-Leube Universitat Freiburg)
- JULY 1971 Orthopaedic Podiatry
- APRIL – AUGUST 1971 Hydrotherapy by Sebastian Kneipp