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 cancer massage, manual lymphatic drainage and myofascial release.
At the end of this course the professional will be able to
- Identify and differentiate between 6 main types of cancer.
- List 7 physical benefits of massage for cancer patients.
- Recognize lubricants containing zinc should not be used for those in radiation therapy.
- Recognize 2 major considerations for massage with clients recovering from surgery.
- Recognize the role of the precollector lymph vessels.
- Identify 4 basic techniques taught in the Vodder method.
- Recognize characteristics of the treatment phase when performing manual lymph drainage in the treatment of lymphedema.
- Identify 4 major contraindications to manual lymph drainage treatment.
- Define Sherrington’s law of reciprocal innervation/inhibition.
- Define inherent force.
- Recognize characteristics of anchor and stretch strokes.
- Recognize characteristics of expedited lengthening strokes.
- List 19 contraindications or situations requiring great care and experience in the treatment of myofascial release.
- Recognize the best way to learn a myofascial approach is to take continuing education seminars.
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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