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The 1 CE hour Muscle Strains home study course will introduce you to information on muscle strains 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 a muscle strain is and common signs and symptoms
Types of muscle strains
Contraindications and special considerations when treating clients with symptoms of a muscle strain
Client assessment techniques such as questions to ask and ROM testing
Massage techniques and strategies appropriate for treating muscle strains
Client self-care including stretching and strengthening
You Will Receive:Muscle Strains, 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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Which of the following types of muscles are most susceptible to acute strain?
A. Muscles with a low concentration of fast-twitch fibers that are occasionally recruited to contract eccentrically
B. Muscles with a high concentration of fast-twitch fibers that are frequently recruited to contract eccentrically
C. Muscles that are regularly recruited to perform repetitive actions
D. When an acute strain is not fully treated and continues to contribute to dysfunctional patterns
What is the importance of asking the client “when did the symptoms begin”?
A. It may help to identify the precise location of stretched or torn fibers and contributing factors
B. It may help you determine the degree of strain
C. It may help you to determine the stage of the injury and the health of the tissue
D. It may help you to locate the strain and determine contributing factors
Longitudinal strokes should be applied:
A. Directly on top of the tear
B. Never, only cross-fiber strokes should be used on strains
C. To the full length of the injured muscle
D. Proximal to the injured muscle