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$190.00 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.
The 18 CE hour Trigger Point Therapy home study course will introduce you to useful and valuable information about trigger points in the soft tissues of the body. This course defines and outlines trigger points on charts. It also gives anatomy of muscles, shows pain patterns, discusses how to palpate for trigger points, and explains stretching and strengthening exercises for the soft tissues of the body.
This Course Will Present:
Trigger point charts showing trigger points in each muscle
Pain patterns of each muscle
General palpation rules for finding trigger points
Stretching and strengthening exercises for each muscle
Anatomy of the muscular system (origin, insertion, and actions of muscles)
You Will Receive: Trigger Point Therapy for Myofascial Pain textbook, by Donna Finando and Steven Finando, guide with instructions, exam of 96 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've purchased a few of your courses and have found them to be great resources for my practice. Your courses have been easy to follow and very interesting to me. - C. Williams, LMT
I like having the book for reference even after taking the online exam. - Amy Brunstetter, LMT
I liked that I could do it on my own time. As long as you read the textbook, you could answer the test questions easily. - Carolyn Ure, LMT
I liked that I had to read the book in order to take the class. I am in grad school for acupuncture so it was a great review for me with eastern medicine. - M. Chiappone
Trigger points are generally located in which of the following muscle types?
D. All of the above
Which of the following modalities can be used by a qualified practitioner to reduce a trigger point?
B. Ischemic compression
C. Spray-and-stretch techniques
D. All of the above
The pectineus muscle contains how many common trigger points?