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Print textbook NOW available! The 18 CE hour Medical Massage Therapy home study course will present you with fundamental principles for assessing and treating common musculoskeletal conditions with outcome-based massage therapy. You'll not only be presented with the broadly recognized signs and symptoms, indications and contraindications for each condition, but also how to create a personalized outcome-based massage therapy plan for clients.
Conditions covered in this course include:
Addressing trigger points
Thoracic outlet syndrome
Carpal tunnel syndrome
This course will also present:
The definition of condition specific outcome-bsed medical massage
Physiologic effects of basic massage strokes and techniques
Massage protocols for the above common medical conditions
Definition, contraindications, and indications for each of the above conditions
Postural, range of motion, and palpation assessment strategies for each condition
When to refer your client to another healthcare provider
Research summarizing the benefits of outcome-based massage therapy for each condition
You Will Receive: Condition-Specific Massage, by Celia Bucci, guide with instructions, exam of 92 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.
I really enjoyed the course covered a lot of the different common medical conditions we would come across of a daily. The breakdown for each was super thorough and very very easy to understand and learn from. - Sarrut O.
The course was the best I have taken. It was very informative. Just what I was interested in learning! - Gregory B.
What I liked best about this course was how much detail each chapter gave in how to treat specific conditions, including self-care exercises. I feel much more informed about disease and how to treat with massage. - Linda Zellars
Truly enjoyed working through this course. Very well done. Especially good for therapists interested in helping people working through various condtitions! - Brett Rodgers
Wow. Even after many years of practice, this course taught me ALOT ! It was very informative, I loved the way the material was organized, and it was able to explain things that are a bit confusing to understand. - S. Cheek, LMT
Excellent course, hard to get through, but valuable information. - Jax Taylor
I learned a lot about massage for specific client complaints that I can use right away in my practice. - J. Amrose
I liked the format of the online course. It was easy to understand and complete. - Mila Thompson
The course taught important information about treating clients with specific conditions. I can take the information and apply it right away. - Shawn White, LMT
When stretched abruptly or for an extended period, fascia __________, actively contracting against the stretch.
A. Decreases resistance
B. Increases resistance
A latent trigger point:
A. Causes symptoms with normal activities of daily living and at rest
B. Is painful only on compression
C. Is deactivated when a primary trigger point is deactivated
D. Causes more pain in big muscles than small ones
When addressing carpal tunnel syndrome, friction should be avoided in all but which of the following situations?
A. If the client has a systemic inflammatory condition such as rheumatoid arthritis or osteoarthritis
B. If the health of the underlying tissues is compromised
C. If the client is taking an anti-diuretic medication
D. If the client is taking an anti-inflammatory medication