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The 1 CE hour Thoracic Outlet Syndrome home study course will introduce you to thoracic outlet syndrome and how massage therapy techniques can be used to help treat signs and symptoms of thoracic outlet syndrome. This course covers signs and symptoms, causative factors, contraindications, and assessment and treatment strategies. The text used is an updated excerpt from Celia Bucci's Condition-Specific Massage textbook. This course outlines:
What the thoracic outlet is and the structures involved
Contraindications and special considerations when treating clients with symptoms of thoracic outlet syndrome
Client assessment techniques such as questions to ask and ROM testing
Massage techniques appropriate for treating thoracic outlet syndrome and contributing trigger points
Client self-care including stretching and strengthening
You Will Receive:Thoracic Outlet Syndrome, an excerpt from Condition-Specific Massage, by Celia Bucci, guide with instructions, exam of 9 questions, course evaluation, certificate of achievement upon completion, and unlimited phone support for any of your questions.
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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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What is the thoracic outlet?
A. The space between the base of the anterior lateral neck and the axilla
B. The space between the base of the posterior lateral neck and the axilla
C. The space between the base of the anterior lateral neck and the sternum
D. The space between the base of the posterior lateral neck and the vertebrae
Trigger points in the sternocleidomastoid (SCM) may cause:
A. Burning and numbness down the center of the sternum
B. Vertigo, nausea, or ringing in the ears
C. Pain and numbness down the posterior arm
D. Ear and sinus infections
Client self-care for thoracic outlet syndrome should include stretching of which of the following muscles?
B. Middle trapezius
D. Pronator teres