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The 17 CE hour Orthopedic Massage home study course will introduce you to orthopedic massage and its related theories. Orthopedic massage applies to treatment of many conditions resulting from activities such as work, sports, or accidents. This course covers many common injuries on all areas of the body and gives treatment strategies for each one.
Examples of injury conditions covered include:
Foot, ankle, and leg conditions such as ankle sprains, plantar fasciitis, bursitis, and shin splints
Knee and thigh conditions such as ACL sprain, iliotibial band syndrome, and hamstring strains
Hip and pelvis conditions such as piriformis syndrome, sacroiliac joint dysfunction, and pelvic tilt
Lumbar and thoracic spine conditions such as muscular back pain, disc herniation, and kyphosis
Cervical spine conditions such as muscular neck pain, thoracic outlet syndrome, and whiplash
Shoulder conditions such as frozen shoulder, rotator cuff strain, and shoulder separation
Elbow, arm, wrist, and hand conditions such as tennis elbow, carpal tunnel syndrome, and pronator teres syndrome
This Course Will Present:
The definition and theory of orthopedic massage
The basic components used in orthopedic massage
Common injuries suffered in the body and how to treat them
Traditional treatment approaches for common injuries in the body
Physiological effects of massage techniques on the body
Thermal applications as an aid in treating soft tissue injuries
You Will Receive:Orthopedic Massage textbook by Whitney W. Lowe, guide with instructions, exam of 104 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.
This course helped me understand more about orthopedic injuries and valuable treatment techniques. The course went beyond just explaining what techniques to use; it actually described the physiological effects of the treatment, which I feel is important to understand. - Sharon Leake, LMT
Very interesting and informative. - R. Creson, LMT
I liked the discussions on treatments. - A. Kramer, LMT
I like that I have the book to fall back on as a reference and can use it anytime I wish. It is clear and easy to follow and well written. - B. Schulz, LMT
I very much enjoyed learning how to help clients with injuries or issues that are very specific. - Michelle P.
Which of the following type of muscle contraction is the most common cause of muscular injury?
Active-assisted stretching uses a variety of stretching techniques which are based on the neurological principles of:
A. Active release technique (ART)
B. Muscle energy technique (MET)
C. Post isometric relaxation (PIR)
D. Active isolated stretching (AIS)
What is the primary focus of massage when treating torticollis?
A. To stabilize the central nervous system
B. To reduce the chronic muscle spasms that occur
C. To increase the chronic muscle spasms that occur
D. To increase edema in the surrounding tissues