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MT-500

Deep Tissue, Myofascial Release and Neuromuscular Therapy

This module introduces students to the Integrated Deep Tissue System, exploring the theory and application of deep tissue, myofascial, and neuromuscular massage therapy techniques.  The course examines chronically contracted muscle groups, dysfunctional conditions within the individual muscles, and the manual alteration of muscular, fascial, and skeletal relationships.  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.  Other topics covered in this module include structural alignment and muscular tension; connective tissue massage, the anatomy and physiology of the central nervous system (CNS) and peripheral nervous system (PNS); pathologies of the CNS and PNS; and career preparation and professional development related to the field of massage therapy.

Credits:
6.0

Outside Clock Hours:
41.00

In Class Clock Hours:
80.00

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