This class will identify these unique challenges and outline how to adapt massage therapy techniques to these patients

$94.00

Description

Although many of the theories and benefits are the same, canine massage therapy is very different than human massage therapy. This class will identify these unique challenges and outline how to adapt massage therapy techniques to these patients. In addition, demonstrations of assessment and massage techniques are performed on a variety of canine patients.

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Learning Objectives

Class Objectives:

  • Summarize how to use the food drive as a reward for movement and basic luring
  • Assess patients’ active movements and functional tasks
  • Describe active assisted stretching exercises and post-isometric muscle release (PIMR) techniques
  • Identify benefits, indications, and contraindications of massage therapy treatment

Prerequisites

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Details

Although many of the theories and benefits are the same, canine massage therapy is very different than human massage therapy. This class will identify these unique challenges and outline how to adapt massage therapy techniques to these patients. In addition, demonstrations of assessment and massage techniques are performed on a variety of canine patients.

Run Time: 1 Hour 20 Minutes

  • One Test
  • Certificate of Completion Provided

Outline

Unit 1: Introduction

Unit 2: Assessment Techniques

Unit 3: Human Body Mechanics

Unit 4: Indications & Tools of Therapeutic Massage

Unit 5: Variables of Application

Unit 6: Neuromuscular Technique & Trigger Point Therapy

Unit 7: Sports Massage

Unit 8: Eclectic Techniques and Contraindications

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