Michigan Massage Therapy CEU Package 18-Hours
Courses included in this package. Click on a course to learn more.
- Care for Special Populations 2About the Course
Massage has some benefits for people with chronic and terminal illness, what are the differences between acute and chronic illness, and what are some special considerations for elderly clients.
- Ethics for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork 3About the Course
This course emphasizes the principles and standards of ethical practice for massage therapy and bodywork, and ethical issues that impact the professional in daily practice. The course includes steps to identify potential ethical conflicts, and strategies for ethical decision-making to avoid and resolve ethical issues before they become problematic. The components of informed consent, documentation and records maintenance, establishing boundaries, and collaboration with supervisors and colleagues for integrated healthcare, are detailed based on ethical standards of best practice.
- Massage Therapy and the Stress Epidemic 1About the Course:
The purpose of this course is to discuss the positive role professional massage therapy can play in the stress epidemic in our modern culture. We will examine the negative physiological and biochemical processes that occur in the body under stress and counterpoint them with the beneficial processes that occur in the body during massage. We will also look at the cultural symptoms that contribute to our collective stress and discuss the statistics that qualify stress as a national epidemic.
- Massage Therapy for Sports Injuries 4About the Course
This course is designed to familiarize massage therapists with the techniques most commonly used to treat sports injuries, the general terminology associated with sports injuries, the most common sports injuries, the anatomy and physiology involved, and the sports each injury is usually associated with. The course also reviews several tips for helping athletes avoid specific injuries. In several instances, learners will discover that massage therapy is contraindicated given the specifics of an athlete's condition.
- Medications & Massage Therapy: Introduction to Pharmacology 4About the Course
Massage can be a highly effective treatment for many conditions however you can do harm if done incorrectly, also be aware of any medications including non-prescription and herbal supplements, as these can influence or be influenced by the massage.
- Pain Science Education for Manual Therapists: Video 2Course Release Date: May 20, 2022
About the Course
Should pain science education be a hands-off approach? Some believe because there is limited research supporting the use of manual therapy, there is no need for hands-on treatment.
However, manual therapy is a great pain management technique, especially if applied with a bio- psycho-social approach. This course explains how manual therapy and pain science education are not mutually exclusive, but rather, are a great complement to each other. Three different classifications of pain are discussed as well as how manual therapy can be incorporated to treat these types of patient presentations. Understanding what type of pain is most dominant for your patient will direct your treatment plan.
- Pathology of Chronic Conditions for Massage Therapists 2About the Course
Massage is used to help reduce pain and in some reduce chronic symptoms of cerebral palsy, fibromyalgia, myofascial pain syndrome and chronic fatigue syndrome, so to help people get better therapists must understand the illness.