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In this advanced 20 CE hour Neuromuscular Therapy (NMT) home study course you will be introduced to NMT and its related theories/modalities. NMT is a form of bodywork which can be used to assess and treat clients of all ages. Information on both the American and European NMT versions is discussed. The textbook uses advanced terminology and is recommended for (but not limited to) therapists with a background in anatomy and medical terminology. This course outlines many treatment options available along with neuromuscular therapy, such as myofascial release, muscle energy techniques, positional release techniques, and trigger point therapy. It also explains, in depth, the origins of dysfunction in the body and commonly associated pain patterns. This course includes website access with technique demonstrations.
This Course Will Present:
The theory, history, and definition of NMT
The basic assessment and treatment NMT techniques
The origins of soft tissue dysfunction
Trigger points and trigger point patterns
Research supporting NMT therapy
Both the American and the European NMT methods and related theories
Related modalities such as trigger point release, muscle energy techniques, and myofascial release
You Will Receive: Modern Neuromuscular Techniques textbook by Leon Chaitow, website access to technique demonstrations, exam of 108 questions, course evaluation, certificate of achievement upon completion, and unlimited phone support for any of your questions.
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I like the detailed history, immediate references given in parenthesis, the outlook/thoughts from many of the key individuals who helped with research for this modality. - Georgia Bair, LMT
I liked learning about the different techniques used to perfrom neuromuscular therapy. - Linda Smith, LMT
It was nice to see the textbook included research to back up the neuromuscular theories. - Aspen Cronin, LMT
I liked how in depth the information was. It was challenging, but the exam flowed well with the textbook. There were no trick questions - D. Trometer, LMT
What is the term somatic dysfunction used to describe?
A. All lesions of the musculoskeletal system – osseous and soft tissue
B. A neuromuscular technique used to assess musculoskeletal tissue for dysfunction
C. Healthy musculoskeletal tissue
D. An autoimmune disorder of the body
All of the following are examples of phasic muscles, which weaken (are inhibited), and may lengthen in response to dysfunction EXCEPT:
C. Biceps femoris
D. Extensors of the arms
Which of the following is an example of an “S” bend technique?
A. Tension loading
B. Compression loading
C. Rotation loading
D. Bending loading