1 CE Hour - E324W
Earn credits through articles you've already read in our Massage Professionals Update e-newsletter.
Through this brief program you will learn how massage can affect specific pathologies and client complaints. This includes:
In the Common Pathologies & Complaints program we've combined articles written especially for the Institute's Massage Professionals Update. These articles include:
You can either read the articles by clicking on any of the titles above or upon enrollment you'll be able to access these articles and your online test through your online course account.
Found this very interesting. Lots of information. Will be able to use beneficially. Thank you
- Jacqueline M. Susi
This was my first online course for massage. The information was clearly presented and I learned some new things. I will definitely take another class here!!
- Jeanne Heuberger, LMT
INFORMATIVE ARTICLE FOR INSTRUCTORS AND STUDENTS.
- Syed Hussain
This course is a good refresher for therapists to use and learn in treatment planning for clients with specific needs. I also learned something new while studying this course.
- Anna Crawford, LMBT
This is a great course. There is new information in here for new massage therapists and experienced massage therapists alike.
- Jennifer Naro, LMT
This course is a good refresher course. Well worth the CEU!
- Stacie L. Maze, LMT, NCTMB
Thank you so much for the useful and interesting information. I enjoyed reading the material and am so happy to know i can put some of the information to helpful use with my clients immediately!
- Iana Iytle, LMT
This was really an excellent course for me as I wanted to be aware of indications and contraindications for several pathologies. The material was well written, precise and always to the point. Thank you.
- Jake Strauss- Williams
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The Institute is approved by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) as a continuing education Approved Provider. Approved Provider 049478-00.
Credits also accepted by the AMTA, ABMP and NAHA.
For information regarding your specific state massage license requirements and approvals, visit our Massage Therapy Continuing Education Requirements page by clicking here.
Nicole Cutler is a long time advocate of integrating perspectives on health. With a Bachelor of Science degree in Neuroscience from the University of Rochester and a Masters Degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine from Five Branches Institute, Nicole has been a licensed acupuncturist since 2000. She has earned acupuncture licenses in the states of California and New York, is a certified specialist with the National Acupuncture Detoxification Association, has earned diplomat status with the National Commission of Chinese and Oriental Medicine in Acupuncture and Chinese Herbology and is a member of the Society for Integrative Oncology. In addition to her acupuncture practice that focuses on stress and pain relief, digestion, immunity and oncology, Nicole contributes to the integration of healthcare by writing articles and courses such as Infectious Disease: Hepatitis for health care providers.
Leslie L. DeMatteo, LMT, MS, has been an active massage therapist since 1998, after graduating from the Sarasota School of Massage Therapy in Sarasota, FL. There she completed the massage therapy program along with a certificate program in Nuad-Bo-Rarn: Traditional Massage of Thailand.
Since then, she has completed continuing education in cranial-sacral fundamentals, cancer and mastectomy massage, reflexology, trigger point therapy and prenatal massage. She is also certified by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) and is a Professional Level member of Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals (ABMP).
Her work in massage therapy continuing education and teaching in a massage school ignited a passion for adult training and education, which led her to pursue her Bachelor's Degree in Adult Learning: Vocational Instruction, followed by her a Master's Degree in Adult Learning.
Ms. DeMatteo is the instructor for many of the Institute's courses including such courses as Advanced Prenatal Massage, Ethics of Diversity. Cupping Therapy: A Step-by-Step Approach, Diversity: Cultural Competence, Mastering Pregnancy Massage, and many more.
Linda Fehrs attended both the Swedish Institute of Massage Therapy and Hudson Valley School of Massage Therapy in New York – a state with some of the most rigorous licensing requirements in the U.S. – and also served as an instructor at the Hudson Valley School of Massage.
She is a professional member of the AMTA and the New York State Society of Medical Massage Therapists. Linda has actively practiced massage therapy in the Mid-Hudson Valley since 2002 with a focus on medical massage and massage for those with special needs, such as developmental and physical disabilities.