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Therapeutic Stretching

Techniques for Massage Therapists


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3 CE Hours - E654
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Therapeutic Stretching
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  • Online video - Approximately 2 hours
  • Online manual - 75 pages
  • Online multiple-choice test
  • Certificate upon completion


Enhance your understanding of several stretching techniques with this comprehensive course. Through online video presentations you can you can absorb the material at your own pace and explore a range of techniques, from static and passive stretching to proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation and traction techniques, all designed to facilitate a full body stretch.

Learn how to effectively communicate the advantages of correct stretching to your clients, and discover how therapeutic stretching techniques can enhance flexibility, alleviate discomfort, and restore balance. The course provides guidance on identifying contraindications and determining when a doctor's approval is necessary for these treatments.

Whether you're looking to integrate these techniques into a full-body stretching routine or choose specific techniques to utilize with individual clients, this course equips you with the knowledge and skills to improve client outcome.

Course Objectives

  • Identify and explain contraindications and benefits of therapeutic stretching.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in various therapeutic stretching techniques.
  • Understand and apply the pain gate theory in therapeutic stretching.
  • Differentiate between static and dynamic stretching and demonstrate research proficiency.

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Jane Irving, LMT, BCTMB, BS

Jane Irving, LMT, BCTMB, BS

Jane Irving, LMT, BCTMB, BS, is the creator of My Learning Library specializing in massage and bodywork web-based training having published over 60 instructional massage courses. Having graduated from Northeastern University in Boston in 1983 with a Bachelor of Science Degree, Jane later attended the Institute of Massage Therapy in Boston from 1987-1988. She furthered her massage training under Ben Benjamin at the Muscular Therapy Institute in Cambridge, MA. From 1989-1990.

Ms. Irving is member of the American Massage Therapy Association, an approved provider for the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork as well as NCBTMB Board Certified.

Jane is the creator and instructor of Kinesio Taping Techniques for Massage Therapists, Manual Lymphatic Drainage Massage, and Therapeutic Stretching.

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