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MT-700

Assessment, Treatment Plan and Clinical Massage

This module examines the basic principles on which clinical massage therapy is based, including but not limited to: assessment, treatment plan development and implementation, mechanisms of injury and tissue repair, and the pain-spasm-ischemia cycle. The module also introduces students to biomechanics and Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation techniques.  The course examines theories and applications related to the basic clinical massage therapy, focusing on various regions of the body in order to affect musculoskeletal holding patterns resulting in a balanced realignment of the body structure.  Other topics covered in this module include career preparation and professional development related to the field of massage therapy.

Credits:
6.0

Outside Clock Hours:
71.00

In Class Clock Hours:
80.00

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