Earn credits through articles you've already read in our Massage Professionals Update e-newsletter.
Discover how massage can affect hypertension and cholesterol levels. Combining four articles written especially for the Institute's Massage Professionals Update E-newsletter, this brief program will provide insights into:
In the brief Hypertension, Cholesterol & Massage program we've combined four articles written especially for the Institute's Massage Professionals Update. These four 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.
Really enjoyed the course and the material and how to lower both high blood pressure and cholesterol as I have high blood pressure. This will definitely help me course my way of getting back to being healthy! Thanks! Jeanne
Renee Wiggins, LMT
As a registered dietitian, it was great to see this course because most of my massage clients have hypertension and I take their blood pressure before I give them a massaage. My nutrition clients who come to me for their hypertension, I offer nutrition advice and massage therapy to help control their hypertension.
Barbara Acosta, LMT
I truly enjoyed this course. It reinforced my knowledge that I learned from Pharmacology and Massage (another great course that I love) and added more insight in my practice in working with cardiac patients at the hospital's Cardiac Rehab center. Cannot thank you enough for offering this course.
B. Wagner CMT, AMTA
The course was very informational without a lot of extra reading. Taught me several things.
Kimberly Hood, LMT
Very good course since so many of westerners have both hypertension and cholesterol issues.
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.
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.