Ordering Options: 1. Course materials mailed to you. Exam is completed online. 2. Course materials mailed to you. Exam is completed on paper.
$110.00 Cost includes all materials needed. If applicable, shipping is one flat rate of $10.00 (no matter how many courses you order). Materials are shipped via USPS Priority Mail.
The 10 CE hour Integrated Massage online/home study course combines deep tissue massage, neuromuscular therapy, trigger point therapy, Swedish massage, polarity therapy, shiatsu therapy, and postural assessment to create a comprehensive integrated approach to massage therapy. The course sets today's standards for evidence-based massage and is designed to help you develop a clear understanding of progressive massage therapy for the entire body. From beginner to experienced therapist, this course will present information that everyone can benefit from!
This Course Will Present:
Description and definition of integrated massage and its associated modalities
Postural evaluation charts providing photographs of real-life clients along with basic questions that help therapists identify important patterns and apply concepts
Endangerment site drawings showing areas of the body that require specific caution or care when doing massage therapy
Description of conditions or diseases that may impact bodywork choices for specific areas
A trigger point appendix that provides trigger point charts for each body region
Online videos demonstrating the how-to’s of key techniques
Routines sections that clarify the specific techniques to use when working on different areas of the body
You Will Receive: The Balanced Body textbook, by Ruth Werner, online access to resources and technique demonstrations, guide with instructions, exam of 50 questions, course evaluation, certificate of achievement upon completion, and unlimited phone support for any of your questions.
The Center for Massage Therapy Continuing Education, LLC is an Approved Provider through the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB); Approved Provider number 409296-00.
Our continuing education courses are also accepted by the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA), Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals (ABMP), and most state boards.
For more information on individual state requirements and approvals, please visit our Approvals page and click on your state.
Great course, I loved learning about an approach that includes multiple modalities. - Jenna C.
Loved the different approach to massage modalities! - Perry Jones, LMT
Very detailed, interesting information presented in a well organized format. - Matthew D., LMT
Easy to use format, and I learned so much! - Jin Chu
What is the integrated deep tissue therapy system?
A. A specific holistic massage therapy approach to physical well-being that manually accesses both superficial and deep structures
B. A specific holistic chiropractic approach to physical well-being that manually accesses both superficial and deep structures
C. A specific holistic massage therapy approach to mental well-being that manually accesses both superficial and deep structures
D. A specific holistic medical approach to mental well-being that manually accesses both superficial and deep structures
Primary goals of integrated deep tissue therapy techniques include:
A. Re-establishing positive and negative ion flow throughout the body
B. Improving waste–nutrient exchange at a cellular and muscular level
C. Reversal of scar tissue patterns; establishment of correct prime mover/antagonist tension; improvement of physical performance
D. Enhancement of oxygen and nutrition in tissue cells; reduction of the effects of scar tissue; decreasing pain sensations
Which of the following is an objective for the posterior thigh and hip routine?
A. To increase restrictions in the hamstring muscles and their attachments
B. To help the deep lateral rotators to contract
C. To reduce sciatic pain generated by a tight piriformis muscle
D. To bring imbalance to the soft tissues acting on the sacrum