MASS251G - Advanced Theory and Techniques

Credits: 5

This course covers the theory and application of advanced massage therapy techniques including Neuro-muscular Reeducation, Myofascial Release and Trigger Point Therapy for the purpose of finding and treating myofascial syndromes throughout the deep and postural muscles as well as prime movers.  Theory and application of techniques for treatment of commonly encountered conditions will also be learned. Continued theory in support of client evaluation, treatment plan preparation, charting and the use of heat and cold will be presented. 

Prerequisites

Prerequisites: Permission of the Massage Therapy Program Coordinator, complete MASS150G, MASS161G, MASS162G, MASS171G and MASS181G with a grade of C or better. Co-requisites: MASS261G, MASS191G and MASS281G.

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