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The 1 CE hour Plantar Fasciitis home study course will introduce you to Plantar Fasciitis (inflammation of the plantar fascia) and how massage therapy can be used to help treat the associated symptoms. This course covers signs and symptoms, causative factors, contraindications, and assessment and treatment strategies. The text used is an updated excerpt from Celia Bucci's Condition-Specific Massage textbook. This course outlines:
What plantar fasciitis is and the structures involved
Contraindications and special considerations when treating clients with symptoms of plantar fasciitis
Client assessment techniques such as questions to ask and ROM testing
Massage techniques appropriate for treating plantar fasciitis and contributing trigger points
Client self-care including stretching and strengthening
You Will Receive:Plantar Fasciitis, 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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What is the plantar fascia?
A. A strap of connective tissue that connects the calcaneus to the toes
B. A strap of muscle that connects the calcaneus to the toes
C. A strap of connective tissue that connects the navicular to the toes
D. A strap of bone that connects the calcaneus to the toes
In cases of plantar fasciitis, what is resisted ROM used for?
A. To assess the strength of the muscles that cross the toes
B. To assess the strength of the muscles that cross the ankle
C. To assess the strength of the muscles that cross the knee
D. To assess the strength of the muscles that cross the thigh
If the client's symptoms are localized and other postural deviations are minimal, what is the proper time for treatment of plantar fasciitis?
A. 15 minutes
B. 30 minutes
C. 60 minutes
D. 90 minutes