After successful completion of CSMP I and CSMP II (including case studies), you are eligible to take the online examination to receive your UT-CSMP certification.
Students of the Myofascial Practitioner Program will be trained on the following subjects, concepts, and competencies:
- Muscle and fascial functional anatomy and physiology
- Myofascial pain syndromes and myofascial trigger point classifications
- Palpation techniques
- Diagnosis and gait analysis
- Needle techniques and other treatment modalities
- Kinesiology taping
- Needle safety and legislation
- Muscle groups – identifying, diagnosing, and treating myofascial trigger points effectively
Upon completion of the Myofascial Practitioner Program, participants will have knowledge and be able to show proficiency in the following concepts:
- Identifying myofascial dysfunction and myofascial trigger points
- Demonstrate effective palpatory and diagnostic techniques specific to myofascial trigger points
- Develop a treatment plan including different treatment options such as myofascial dry needling, laser, extracorporeal shockwave, and other modalities.
The program is open to the following:
- Licensed Veterinary Technicians
- Physical Therapists with documented work experience in the veterinary/animal healthcare field
After receiving a passing score on the final online examination, your certificate from the University will be sent to you via USPS.