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Medical massage is a trending topic in the field of massage therapy. Now you can learn how to use outcome based massage to treat clients suffering from a variety of medical conditions! The 18 CE hour Medical Massage Therapy home study course will enable you to fully use your knowledge of massage to safely help clients reduce their pain, promote healing, and better cope with a variety of medical ailments. Armed with the basic massage techniques that you've already learned, you will be presented with strategies on how to assess a client's needs and determine a session plan appropriate for those needs. This course will help prepare you to play a key role as part of a complete healthcare team.
You will be presented with:
The definition of medical/clinical massage
Physiologic effects of basic massage strokes and techniques
Medications used to treat common medical conditions
Massage protocols for over 35 different common medical conditions
Information on how to access online resources for further information
You Will Receive: Step-by-Step Massage Therapy Protocols for Common Conditions, by Charlotte Michael Versagi, online access to further resources, guide with instructions, exam of 112 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.
The information is given step by step, it was very easy to get into. - Olha Hollister
The whole course was excellent! I gained new knowledge and feel confident! - Christina Cooper
I like that the chapters were not to long and the information was to the point. - Nicole Scholpp, LMT
Best one so far, good information with detailed drawings. - Tami Pemberton, LMT
Extremely useful information that will change the way I'm able to serve my clients. - Chelsea Andrews, LMT
Very informative and I liked the layout of the chapters.- Jennifer Olsen, LMT
What does the pain-spasm-pain cycle begin with?
D. Trigger points
An essential element of a massage therapist’s scar work protocol is to purposely:
A. Relax the tissue surrounding the scar
B. Create an area of localized inflammation
C. Create an area of vasoconstriction
D. Open the wound to re-initiate the healing process
When working with a whiplash client, treatment should begin:
A. No sooner than 3 days after the incident
B. Immediately after the incident
C. No sooner than 2 weeks after the incident
D. Once a chronic stage has been reached