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The 1 CE hour Ligament Sprains home study course will introduce you to information on ligament sprains 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 a ligament sprain is and common signs and symptoms
Types of ligament sprains
Contraindications and special considerations when treating clients with symptoms of a ligament sprain
Client assessment techniques such as questions to ask and ROM testing
Massage techniques and strategies appropriate for treating ligament sprains
Client self-care including stretching and strengthening
You Will Receive:Ligament Sprains, 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.
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What is the most common cause of a sprain?
A. A slow, gradual overstretching of a ligament beyond its capacity
B. An overstretching of a ligament beyond its capacity over time caused by repetitive motions
C. A swift, high-impact movement that stretches the ligament beyond its capacity
D. Beginning a new activity following a period of inactivity without gradual reconditioning
Which of the following is effective for gradually restoring strength to weakened muscles?
A. Pain-free, passive ROM
B. Pain-free, resisted ROM
C. Pain-free, active ROM
D. Pain-free, weight-bearing activities
Longitudinal strokes should be applied:
A. Directly on top of the tear
B. Never, only cross-fiber strokes should be used on strains
C. To the full length of the injured muscle
D. Proximal to the injured muscle