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Principles and Practice of Soft Tissue Manipulation Module 2: Local/Focal Sequences, Interventions

Format(s):   Home-study
Discipline(s):   Physical Therapy
Contact Hours:   12
Registration Fee:   $184

1. Recognize superficial stroking is helpful in measuring centrally induced, generalized muscle tension. 2. Identify and differentiate between transverse and longitudinal friction. 3. Define local massage. 4. Recognize Hoffa’s definition of effleurage. 5. Recognize in the Hoffa system, deep stroking is similar to effleurage. 6. Recognize the kneading movements in the Hoffa system are performed with one or both hands. 7. Recognize the local massage sequence for the right arm. 8. Recognize 4 muscles of the radial section of the hand. 9. Recognize 2 medial hamstring muscles of the right thigh. 10. Recognize hand placement when kneading over the area of the colon. 11. Recognize the action of the occipitofrontalis muscle. 12. Identify the 4 muscles of mastication. 13. Define depletive massage. 14. Define linear scars. 15. Recognize the focal massage sequence for colon dysfunction. 16. List 11 typical goals of chest physical therapy. 17. Recognize 3 basic positions used for postural drainage. 18. Recognize 7 main contraindications to the use of postural drainage. 19. Recognize the principles of an autonomic reflex. 20. Recognize 2 distinct types of technique in CTM. 21. Recognize contraindications to CTM including monitoring the patient for signs of an abnormal autonomic response. 22. Recognize general contraindications and precautions for therapy of 7 conditions. 23. Identify 4 basic principles when performing lymph fluid mobilization. 24. Identify and differentiate between 4 different types of strokes. 25. Recognize compression must be applied immediately following lymph fluid mobilization. 26. Recognize suggestions for exercises for all lymphedema, upper extremity lymphedema, and lower extremity lymphedema. 27. Recognize 13 positive effects of sports massage. 28. Define DOMS. 29. Recognize that bruising of superficial tissue is an outcome of inappropriate excessive pressure with massage therapy techniques. 30. Recognize common misconceptions of massage therapy prior to athletic competitions. 31. Identify 3 situations that suggest the benefits of massage for a baby or infant. 32. Recognize the general whole-body stroking sequence for a baby or infant. 33. Recognize how to achieve the rooting reflex for suckling. 34. Recognize the use of massage in palliative care is growing rapidly and can be performed by many different health care professionals, as well as by the patient’s relatives and friends. 35. Recognize 29 different body therapies. 36. List 10 signs associated with manual or electrical stimulation of an active trigger point. 37. Recognize the diameter of the ball on a ball-headed hand probe is approximately 5 mm. 38. List 34 indications claimed for the use of craniosacral therapy. 39. Recognize 9 acupuncture points and their positions and related indications. 40. Identify 3 types of Amma massage.

Target Audience
Massage Therapists, Physical Therapists, and Physical Therapist Assistant.

Chapter 6: Soft Tissue Manipulation Techniques as an Evaluation Tool Chapter 8: Local Massage Sequences Chapter 9: Focal Massage Sequences Chapter 10: Massage for the Patient with a Respiratory Condition Chapter 11: Connective Tissue Massage (CTM) Chapter 12: Decongestive Therapy for the Treatment of Lymphedema Chapter 13: Massage in Sport Chapter 14: Massage for the Baby and Infant Chapter 15: Massage in Palliative Care Chapter 16: Soft Tissue Manipulation in Complementary/Alternative Medicine (CAM) Chapter 17: Eastern Systems of Soft Tissue Manipulation

by Giovanni De Domenico Grad Dip (Physiotherapy), Dip TP, MSc, PhD, MCSP, MAPA, MCPA This course utilizes text from the softback textbook by Giovanni De Domenico Grad Dip (Physiotherapy), Dip TP, MSc, PhD, MCSP, MAPA, MCPA, “Principles and Practice of Soft Tissue Manipulation” ©2007. First published in 1964, Beard's Massage is a classic physical therapy massage text originally authored by Gertrude Beard, a pioneering physical therapist in the 1920s who treated patients using soft tissue massage techniques that remain the basis of practice today. Now in its fifth edition, with a new title, this classic text has been expanded and updated throughout to provide you with an overview of massage, a description of massage techniques, information on the benefits of massage, and specific techniques for a variety of conditions. An accompanying DVD-ROM is available with the purchase of all mail format bundle packs of 20 contact hours or more.

Dates and Locations
Purchase Address:   Home-study
Dates:   01-31-2020 - 01-31-2020, 12:00AM 12:00AM