This course utilizes text from the softback textbook by Elaine Stillerman, LMT “Modalities for Massage and Bodywork” ©2008. Gain a better understanding of the top modalities in massage practice with expert insight and a balanced, user-friendly approach. This current, consistently organized resource distills a wealth of information on 21 popular massage modalities into easy-to-read overviews detailing the essential principles behind each therapy.
|Contact Hours: 5|
Text Course Format: Text
|Target Audience: ATC/LAT, MT/LMT, OT/COTA, PT/PTA|
|Instructional Level: Beginner||BOC Level of Difficulty: Essential|
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Course Goals & Objectives:
This course is intended to instruct the professional through a self-paced study on active isolated stretching, orthopedic massage, and Sports and fitness massage.
At the end of this course the professional will be able to:
- Identify and differentiate between static, passive and active stretching.
- Identify and differentiate between two types of advanced stretching techniques.
- Recognize there is a specific protocol to performing AIS.
- Identify 5 basic assessment tools for the HOPRS Method.
- List the 4 steps of the rehabilitation protocol.
- Define deep longitudinal stripping.
- Recognize the primary effect of static compression with passive shortening is a reduction in neurologic activity in the muscle
- Identify and differentiate between 3 stages of tissue healing and massage interventions.
- Identify 6 mechanical forces created by massage.
- Identify 2 steps of lymph circulation.
- Recognize that compression is applied over the main arteries, beginning close to the heart and systemically moves distally to the tips of the fingers or toes
Contact Hours: 5
Target Audience: Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapist Assistants, Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Massage Therapists, and Athletic Trainers.
Instructional Level: Beginner
BOC Level of Difficulty: Essential
Course Type: Text
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