Soft Tissue and Trigger Point Release - 7 CE Hours
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The 7 CE hour Soft Tissue and Trigger Point Release course is a practical guide to understanding and applying soft tissue release (STR), including how it can be used to deactivate trigger points and maximize client treatment outcomes. This course thoroughly explains 3 types of STR - passive, active-assisted, and active - and provides step-by-step descriptions for performing each type.
This course will:
Define STR and the three types of STR used on the body
List indications and contraindications to STR
Outline basic STR techniques and how to incorporate them into your massage routine, as well as how to use STR to deactivate trigger points
Explain how to set up a program of care individualized for each client
Provide case studies with examples of how STR was used with clients with differing problems
You Will Receive: Soft Tissue and Trigger Point Release textbook, by Jane Johnson, guide with instructions, exam of 40 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.
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The perfect mix of trigger point realese with soft tissue release. I learned many new techniques I can use right away! - Michelle Peters
The case studies brought all of the information presented into real life. I really liked this course! - J. Banner, LMT
I liked that I learned techniques I can incorporate into my regular massage routine. - J. Ho
The format was easy to understand and I liked how I could save my answers on teh exam and return later. - Kim Nguyen, LMT
What is soft tissue release (STR)?
A. An advanced massage technique widely used in assessing and stretching soft tissues
B. An advanced massage technique widely used in diagnosing and treating soft tissues
C. An advanced massage technique widely used in lymphatic drainage massage to clear the tissues of edema
D. An advanced massage technique widely used in assessing and stretching osseous tissues
When applying STR, always work:
A. Proximally to distally
B. Distally to Proximally
C. Externally to internally
D. Internally to externally
As with the wrist and finger extensor muscles, trigger points in the flexor groups are perpetuated by:
A. Forced or prolonged gripping
B. Lack of movement
C. Forces or prolonged extension
D. Excessive shoulder movement