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Have you ever treated clients experiencing frequent headaches and/or neck pain? Have you ever wanted to learn more about how to treat them? The 9 CE hour Massage for Headaches and Neck Pain home study course outlines and explains different assessment and treatment methods for clients suffering from headaches and neck pain. This course presents detailed information explaining types of headaches and neck pain, causes of headaches and neck pain, assessment methods for treatment, benefits, contraindications, and a guided routine for addressing headaches and neck pain. This course is a great resource for all massage therapists.
This Course Will Present:
Common types of headaches
Neck pain and dysfunction
Assessment strategies for headaches and neck pain
Technique strategies for headaches and neck pain
Therapeutic massage modalities to treat headaches and neck pain
Benefits and contra-indications of massage application to the head and neck
You Will Receive: A Massage Therapists Guide to Treating Headaches and Neck Pain textbook by Sandy Fritz and Leon Chaitow, website access to technique demonstrations, guide with instructions, exam of 69 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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This was perfect for my busy life. I was able to read and learn at my pace. I work with a lot of headache issues. - Shauna Hovey, LMT
Very thorough, valuable information. - M. Bevill, LMT
The examples and diagrams were very useful in the book. - L. Murray, LMT
I learned some new things about headaches, that I didn't know. I have had migraines since I was 16 years old, so I will be trying some of these new techniques. - Deanna Carter, LMT
I felt it was informational and easy to follow and understand. - Belinda Tidwell, LMBT
It was informational. Actually learned some interesting things. - Devra Reinshuttle, LMT
What is a secondary headache?
A. A category of headache which is not due to an underlying case
B. A category of headache which is caused by tension
C. A category of headache which is due to an underlying cause
D. A category of headache which has no structural etiology
All of the following are pain assessment scales EXCEPT:
A. Verbal rating scale
B. Actual rating scale
C. Numerical rating scale
D. Visual analog scale
What types of massage techniques are effective in manipulating connective tissue?
A. Slow, sustained pressure and agitation techniques
B. Kneading techniques
C. Skin rolling techniques
D. All of the above can be effective in treating connective tissue