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.
Marceline Parent, LMT, NCTMB
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.
Lauren Rose, LMT
Gave me some basic insight into three nervous system disorders and their symptoms and how massage can benefit them.
Jacenth Kerrin, LMBT
My father has a TBI, and I have had clients with Parkinson's. So I was surprised how much I learned! Applying the overview knowledge to the massage profession directly was very helpful! I feel excited to find ways to incorporate this new data into my practice!! Thank you!
Linda Ugis, CMT, BCTMB
I enjoyed this course. It gave me information I was seeking to answer questions for others. Very happy to read all the information in this course especially that involving massage being helpful for Parkinson. Thank you.
Jonathan Levy, 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.
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.
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