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$75.00 Cost includes all materials needed. If applicable, shipping is one flat rate of $10.00 (no matter how many courses you order). Materials are shipped via USPS Priority Mail.
All materials are available for this course online! Download your text and test online NOW to receive an instant certificate! This course has been uspdated for 2017 with new statistics and printable handouts from the CDC.
The 7 CE hour Massage and Fibromyalgia Syndrome home study course defines fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) and how it relates to the massage therapy profession. This course will educate you on the signs, symptoms, causes, and different treatments for fibromyalgia. It will also discuss different massage modalities that can be effective in treating fibromyalgia. This course is a great resource for all massage therapists.
This Course Will Present:
The signs and symptoms of fibromyalgia
The causes of fibromyalgia
How fibromyalgia is diagnosed
How to treat fibromyalgia
What massage techniques to concentrate on when treating clients with fibromyalgia
What massage modalities best treat fibromyalgia
You Will Receive: Massage and Fibromyalgia Syndrome text, by Melissa M. Dawahare, ND, guide with instructions, exam of 60 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.
For more information on individual state requirements and approvals, please visit our Approvals page and click on your state.
I have given a massage to people who have Fibromyalgia Syndrome before. This course was very interesting, giving out all of the tools and information about the Positive and Negative sides of Massage with a person that has this. I liked it very much. - Larry Box, Jr.
Easy to follow. Pre exam was very helpful. - Amanda Lawson, LMT
I like how easy the material was to understand. The convenience of ordering and studying on my own time and testing when I was ready was great. - Anna Price, LMT
I liked this one a lot because I have a lot of clients with this, so this opened my eyes a lot more for them. - V. Rogers, LMT
It was a great course. I learned a lot. It was put together well and the testing followed the teaching well. - Mary Castro, LMT
Forms of CAM used to treat fibromyalgia may include all of the following except:
C. Myofascial release therapy
Neurological signs and symptoms of FMS can include all of the following except:
A. Impaired concentration
B. Functional bowel disturbances
C. Impaired memory
D. Impaired short term memory
Overall for fibromyalgia patients, massage therapy is a(an):
A. Unsafe but effective way to decrease pain
B. Safe but ineffective way to decrease pain
C. Safe and effective way to decrease pain
D. Unsafe and ineffective way to decrease pain