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Seated Massage
1.0

$14.00 USD

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  • Identify major considerations when purchasing a massage chair
  • Identify types of seated massage equipment
  • Identify 5 principles of body mechanics and safety considerations
  • Identify components of a basic seated massage routine
  • List 5 advantages of seated massage

Ruth Coopee, MT, OT, CHT

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Pre and Post Natal Pregnancy Massage 201
2.0

$28.00 USD

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  • Recognize the differences in the Pregnancy Massage as taught in this course versus the industry pregnancy standard massage.
  • Set up a massage room and gather necessary equipment for a Pregnancy Massage
  • Complete effective intake and pre and post massage information flow between client and massage therapist
  • Distinguish common contra-indications associated with Pregnancy Massage (health status of client that would prevent you giving them a healthy massage)
  • Recognize correct techniques to assist pregnant clients in the room, up onto the massage table, during the massage, and assist the clients off of the massage table
  • Perform a safe, effective, and soothing Pregnancy Massage
  • Recognize the difference between pelvic pain and lower back lumbar spine pain in pregnant clients

Allan Hickey, LMT

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Massage Therapy 209
Focused Massage Application

4.0

$56.00 USD

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  • Perform indirect functional techniques
  • Perform direct functional techniques
  • Perform circulation support and lymphatic drain massage
  • Perform connective tissue application
  • Perform trigger point therapy
  • Perform joint play
  • Perform specific releases

Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Massage Therapy 208
Stretching

2.0

$28.00 USD

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  • Define stretching
  • Explain stretching as an intervention
  • List assessments used to determine whether stretching would be beneficial
  • Define active and passive stretching
  • Define flexibility
  • Use joint movement methods to assess for reduced or excessive range of motion
  • Describe symptoms related to hypomobility or hypermobility
  • Describe anatomic, physiologic, and pathologic barriers
  • Use stretching methods effectively and safely
  • Define muscle energy techniques
  • Explain why muscle energy techniques complement stretching methods
  • Define and demonstrate three types of muscle contractions used during muscle energy techniques
  • Explain and demonstrate the use of breath and eye movement during muscle energy techniques
  • Explain and demonstrate seven variations of muscle energy techniques
  • Define direct tissue stretching
  • Demonstrate longitudinal and cross-directional direct tissue stretching
  • Combine stretching methods for increased effect
  • Define and demonstrate active release and pin and stretch

Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Massage Therapy 207

Assessment for Sports Massage and Physical Rehabilitation Application


4.0

$56.00 USD

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  • Describe assessment for the sport and fi tness population
  • Apply a clinical reasoning process to treatment plan development
  • Develop outcome goals that are quantifiable and qualifi able
  • Adapt charting methods to the athletic population
  • Complete a comprehensive history
  • Complete a comprehensive physical assessment
  • Perform postural assessment
  • Perform basic orthopedic tests to assess for joint injury
  • Analyze movement assessment findings
  • Perform muscle strength assessment
  • Describe and assess kinetic chain function
  • Perform gait assessment
  • Perform palpation assessment
  • Integrate clinical reasoning into the treatment plan using assessment findings
  • Relate assessment data to first-degree, second-degree, and third-degree dysfunction, and categorize the adaptation response to stage 1, 2, or 3 pathology
  • Integrate ongoing assessment data channeled into appropriate massage treatment strategies

Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Massage Therapy 206
Evidence for Sports Massage Benefit

3.0

$42.00 USD

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  • Understand and describe massage outcomes based on known and theoretical physiologic mechanisms
  • List and describe four general outcomes for the athlete/fitness and physical rehabilitation population
  • Explain evidence that indicates that massage is a supportive and safe intervention
  • Describe the potential for adverse effects from massage application
  • Adapt massage for athletes based on research evidence

Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Hot Stone Massage 201
3.0

$42.00 USD

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  • Cite basic knowledge concerning the benefits and marketability of Kyle's Caribbean Hot Stone Massage and what type of clients can benefit from the Hot Stone Massage
  • Give examples of the differences in Kyle's Caribbean Hot Stone Massage and the typical Hot Stone Massage offered by the rest of the Massage Industry
  • Classify the needed materials and supplies for the Hot Stone Massage
  • Summarize general knowledge of some of the more common contra-indications for Hot Stone Massage
  • Illustrate proper set up of the equipment, supplies, and room environment for the Hot Stone Massage
  • Demonstrate general knowledge of the control of heat for the Hot Stones
  • Relate the ability to perform the Hot Stone Massage step by step

Allan Hickey, LMT

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