Only recently has the importance of recognizing and alleviating such conditions gained mainstream attention. Through understanding the basic nature and cause of these localized imbalances, and with application of simple, safe skills, the massage therapist with a potent skill to help clients reduce pain, speed recovery and improve performance.
This course is designed to introduce the therapy professional to the prevalence and impact of the connective tissue disruptive conditions such as adhesions and trigger points. As well as, recognizing the relationship between movements and muscles. Several common pathologies and consequences of tissue imbalances will be addressed. The course emphasizes crucial skills of palpation, passive and active movement and the process of relieving adhesions, trigger points and related imbalances.
This Seminar-on-Demand is 2 contact hours in length (check your state’s approval status in the state specific course catalog for your profession).
- Tissue characteristics
- Palpation guidelines
- Fibromyalgia and neural sensitivities
- Postural abnormalities
- Guidelines for visual appraisal
- Fundamental palpation techniques
- Criteria for tissue identification
- Suggestions for position client to expose adhesions
- Evaluation and prognosis
- Passive release on neck, shoulder and foot areas
- Active release for trapezius, upper back and forearm
- Axon, dendrite and synaptic vessels
- Muscle fiber organization
|Contact Hours: 2||
Video Course Format: Video
|Target Audience: ATC/LAT, MT/LMT, OT/COTA, PT/PTA|
|Instructional Level: Intermediate||BOC Level of Difficulty: Advanced|
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Course Goals & Objectives:
Course Goals: This course is intended to instruct the professional on the fields of classic massage therapy, Strength and Conditioning, and athletic training, and respected research of athletic pursuits.
At the end of this course the participant will be able to:
- Define adhesions and other soft tissue imbalances
- Identify commonly associated syndromes
- Identify assessment techniques clients for muscle imbalances
- Locate key areas of adhesion & restrictions
- Recognize Active and Passive release techniques
- Define key neural and tissue structures
Criteria for Completion:
A score of 70% or more is considered passing. Scores of less than 70% indicate a failure to understand the material and the test will need to be taken again until a passing score has been achieved.
Contact Hours: 2
Target Audience: Physical Therapist, Physical Therapist Assistant, Occupational Therapist, Occupational Therapist Assistant, Athletic Trainer and Massage Therapist,
Instructional Level: Intermediate
Course Type: Seminar-on-demand
The course materials for this webinar are available in our online format available instantly or by mail.
Financial – James Menz is the owner of JGM Consultants, LLC and receives a salary. He receives a fee for the presentation of this course from HomeCEUConnection.com.
Nonfinancial - No relevant nonfinancial relationships exist.
Content Disclosure: This course does not focus solely on any specific product or service.