Working With Clients with Health Problems

About the Course:
Massage in chronic illness can offer relaxation, stress reductions and some relief of muscle ache and tension, learn the basic information about these chronic conditions that may be present in clients, what causes the condition, the symptoms and treatments.

Learning Objectives:
  • Describe the symptoms of osteoarthritis, lymphedema, fibromyalgia, and Parkinson’s disease.
  • Identify the populations that are most likely to have each of these conditions.
  • Describe the most common treatments and lifestyle adaptations used by clients for these conditions.
  • Discuss the available research on the benefits of massage therapy for individuals with these conditions.