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The 1 CE hour Carpal Tunnel Syndrome home study course will introduce you to carpal tunnel syndrome and how massage therapy can be used to help treat the associated symptoms. 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 carpal tunnel is and the structures involved
Contraindications and special considerations when treating clients with symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome
Client assessment techniques such as questions to ask and ROM testing
Massage techniques appropriate for treating carpal tunnel syndrome and contributing trigger points
Client self-care including stretching and strengthening
You Will Receive:Carpal Tunnel 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.
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.
For more information on individual state requirements and approvals, please visit our Approvals page and click on your state.
I thought this course was really interesting and informative. I see a lot of clients with these compression issues so it's good to see that there are different areas that could be causing those symptoms. - Bethany R.
Helped me gain a greater knowledge of CTS to better serve my clients who suffer from this condition. - Lisa B.
Loved the information presented. Up to date and relevant to my practice. Ginger P.
The website was easy to navigate and the material was easy to follow. MaryAnne T.
Which of the following nerves is compressed within the carpal tunnel of the wrist in carpal tunnel syndrome?
Which of the following muscles may be shortened in cases of carpal tunnel syndrome?
A. Extensor digitorum
B. Extensor carpi radialis longus
C. Extensor carpi radialis brevis
D. Pronator teres
In palpation assessment for carpal tunnel syndrome, compression of the nerve or vessels may cause all of the following EXCEPT:
A. Cool or warm skin
B. Pink skin
C. Pale skin
D. Reduced hair growth