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The 1 CE hour Hyperkyphosis and Massage course will introduce you to what hyperkyphosis is, signs and symptoms of it, and massage techniques you can use in your practice to help alleviate symptoms of client's suffering from hyperkyphosis. The text used is an updated excerpt from Celia Bucci's Condition-Specific Massage textbook. This course outlines:
The definition of hyperkyphosis
Contraindications and special considerations
Client assessment techniques such as postural assessment and ROM testing
Massage techniques appropriate for treating hyperkyphosis
Client self-care and suggestions for further treatment
You Will Receive:Hyperkyphosis, an excerpt from Condition-Specific Massage, by Celia Bucci, guide with instructions, exam of 9 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.
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The pictures and diagrams were great! - Pamela P.
Nice detail related to treatment of hyperkyphosis with massage therapy. - Robert R.
What is hyperkyphosis?
A. An increased kyphotic curve
B. A decreased kyphotic curve
C. A decreased lordotic curve
D. An increased lordotic curve
Common trigger points in the __________ are found along the mid sternum, at the clavicular attachments, and along the inferior fibers, particularly near the axilla.
A. Pectoralis major
D. Middle trapezius
Which of the following is the primary contributing factor to functional thoracic hyperkyphosis?
A. Poor diet
B. Poor posture
C. Congenital factors