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MT-200

Massage for Special Needs Population

This module instructs students in massage technique modifications for working with pre- and post-natal women, infants, and elderly/geriatric populations.  Various massage protocols and unique considerations specific to each population are covered in this module. The course examines theories and clinical studies related to the application of massage therapy, exploring the physiological and therapeutic effects of massage on the systems and organs of the human body.  This module covers anatomy and physiology of the skeletal, reproductive, and lymphatic systems; pathologies of the reproductive and lymphatic systems; and career preparation and professional development related to the field of massage therapy.

Credits:
6.0

Outside Clock Hours:
31.00

In Class Clock Hours:
80.00

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