1 CE Hour - E315W
Discover ways massage and bodywork can affect certain nervous system disorders. Combining four articles written especially for the Institute's Massage Professionals Update E-newsletter, this brief program will provide insights into:
In the Nervous System Disorders 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.
This course was exactly what I was looking for. Clear concise and to the point information I will implement in my practice. I now do not have to be as concerned as to what to watch out for. Thank You.
- Marceline Parent, LMT, NCTMB
Gave me some basic insight into three nervous system disorders and their symptoms and how massage can benefit them.
- Lauren Rose, LMT
As with the other courses that I've taken from the Institute, this course was very worthwhile. It gave me new and useful knowledge in a clear and easy to understand way, and inspired me to try working with clients who have some of the disorders covered by the course. For such a short course it packed a real punch. Thank you for this excellent course.
- Jonathan Levy, LMT
I learned quite a lot about epilepsy, dementia, Parkinson's and autism; however at this time I do not have clients with these conditions!
- Mumtaza Guthrie, LMT
Very detailed. Informative to different disorders and mental behaviors as well as their approach. Excellent research. A needed course for all therapist
- Jessica N. Zimmerman, LMT
I enjoyed reading the material especially in the section about Autism. I actually received my certification with Michael Regina Whitely about 12 years ago. It was neat to see him featured in this class.
- Heidi Overton, LMT
This is Excellent. I am Professor Dr. Syed Prof. and Director of Clinical Medical Sciences at NIWE, Calgary, AB, Canada I recommend these courses to my students also. I will buy many other courses.
- Syed Hussain
Thoroughly enjoyed this course, as often we may avoid treating people with these challenges, and yet the benefit to them is tremendous! Thank you so much for a great course!
- Elisabeth Nehme, BCTMB
founf the course very informative, liked that you used scientific terms and explained them. overall a good learning experience, can't wait to incorporate this knowledge into my practice. Thanks a million, love this stuff.
- Sabirah Muhammad
Very interesting! Learned many new facts. I knew a lot of it but it is nice to have the research to back the information.
- Roxanne Grondin
Excellent material and information. Was helpful and gave me insight. Thank you guys.
- Harald Poul Selchau-Mark, LMT
Enjoyed the content - interested in helping folks who suffer from these kind of issues...
- Sian Nolan, NCTMB
My education helps the parents of my autistic patients.
- Susie Adams, LMT
The course was very informative and clear. I will be using this information in my practice.
- Karen Erickson-Ensslin, LMP, NCTMB
I truly appreciated the material, I'm glad this was available at easy access.
- Robin Alexander, LMP
This course was very informative and applicable to my practice.
- David Sandstrom
It was an excellent course and very informative. It answered lots of questions I had about Parkinson's Disease and Autism. Thank you.
- E. Shoemaker, LMT, NCTMB
The course was very clear, concise and educationally enriched for massage therapists and educators.
- K. Kreiling, LMT, NCTMB
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Credits also accepted by the AMTA, ABMP and NAHA.
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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.