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The 20 CE hour Hydrotherapy for Massage Therapists home study course will introduce you to simple and effective water treatments you can easily combine with massage techniques. It will guide you in understanding and incorporating hydrotherapy treatments into your everyday massage routine. The textbook teaches hydrotherapy by using a combination of easy-to-follow explanations, illustrations, and examples. With the information provided, in almost no time at all, you will feel confident in your ability to deepen the effectiveness of your massage skills by using many helpful water treatments! This course also includes a video bank of about 5 hours demonstrating common hydrotherapy proceedures.
This course will present:
History and principles behind the use of modern hydrotherapy
Current research on the physiology of hydrotherapy
Suggestions for using hydrotherapy applications before, during, and after a massage session
Discussions of how to use hydrotherapy applications for a wide variety of injuries and conditions
Step-by-step directions for you and your clients on how to effectively use hydrotherapy for self-care as well as in your massage routines
Specific adjuncts that may be used with hydrotherapy treatments, such as essential oils and salts
About 5 hours of online video clips demonstrating hydrotherapy treatments
You Will Receive: Modern Hydrotherapy for the Massage Therapist textbook, by Marybetts Sinclair, guide with instructions, exam of 104 questions, course evaluation, 5 hours of online video clips, 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 disliked the deep history of hydrotherapy covered earlier in the book. I liked how the exam could be taken across multiple sessions. - Tina Grant
I loved all the applications covered. I was able to use what I needed in my practice right away! - Sara Poshier, LMT
I liked that the exam questions were found in order of the text. I liked the different treatments outlined. The course gave me a better understanding of hydrotherapy and how to use it in my massage practice. - S. Omar, NCBTMB
Hydrotherapy affects many of the body's systems. Which of the following is not one of the primary systems affected?
A. Circulatory system
B. Integumentary system
C. Nervous system
D. Urinary system
All of the following are basic guidelines for hydrotherapy EXCEPT:
A. Check the temperature of hot or cold applications before putting them on your client’s skin
B. While you are giving the hydrotherapy treatment, explain to the client what you are doing and why
C. During treatments, leave the client alone so they can relax
D. Never start or end treatment with a chilled client
What are compresses?
A. A method of cooling the tissue using an ice cube or a chunk of ice applied to the skin
B. A flat plastic water bottle filled with hot or cold water
C. A cold gel pack filled with a combination of water and various additives to form a gel which remains flexible even when it is frozen
D. Cloths that are soaked in water or another substance, wrung out, and applied to various parts of the body