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The 1 CE hour Understanding Tendinopathies home study course will introduce you to information on tendinosis, tendinitis, and tenosynovitis; and how massage therapy can be used to help treat the associated symptoms with each. 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 tendinopathy is, associated structures, and common signs and symptoms
Types of tendinopathies such as tendinosis, tendinitis, and tenosynovitis
Contraindications and special considerations when treating clients with symptoms of tendinopathies
Client assessment techniques such as questions to ask and ROM testing
Massage techniques and strategies appropriate for treating tendinopathies
Client self-care including stretching and strengthening
You Will Receive:Tendinopathies, 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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It was great to identify and differentiate different types of tendon injury. - Sarah M.
I really learned a lot about tendinopathies. Great course - Lois H.
Easy to use and follow. Good information. - Noah H.
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Which of the following is the treatment goal for tendinitis?
A. To reduce inflammation, reduce adhesions and scar tissue, and realign fibers
B. To reduce the adhesions between the tendon and synovial sheath, smooth the roughened surface of the tendon within the sheath, and encourage the restoration of synovial fluid
C. To reduce adhesions, encourage collagen regeneration, and realign the collagen fibers
D. To increase inflammation, increase adhesions and scar tissue, and realign fibers
All of the following are possible causes and contributing factors to tendinopathies EXCEPT:
A. Repetitive activity
B. Improper warming up prior to activity
C. Postural or muscle imbalances
D. Healthy eating
In your initial warming techniques when treating a client with a tendinopathy, you should be able to assess tissues for:
A. Adhesions, hypertonicity, fractures, and fever
B. Adhesions, subluxations, protective muscle spasm, and fractures
C. Adhesions, hypertonicity, protective muscle spasm, and tensile stress
D. Edema, hypertonicity, subluxations, and tensile stress