Massage CE for Pain Relief

Chronic pain is a significant problem in the U.S., affecting more people than diabetes, heart disease and cancer combined. With over 50 million adults experiencing pain every day or on most days, medical practitioners and patients are seeking integrative health care approaches, including massage therapy, to help relieve pain without creating new challenges.

Expand your skillset by exploring our NCBTMB-approved courses that take a closer look at the ways massage therapy can be part of the solution for pain relief.

Top-Rated Massage CE for Pain

New! Mastering Massage Strategies for Pain Management

By Ann and Lynn Teachworth | 2.5 CE credits

In this brand new course, discover strategies in structural dynamics for addressing common pain issues from head to foot. Explore massage therapy approaches for hammer toes to headaches, patellofemoral pain syndrome to lateral epicondylitis, and everything in between.

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Rheumatoid Arthritis: Techniques for Massage Therapists

By Julie Goodwin | 4 CE credits

Take an in-depth look at how to update your session plans for clients with rheumatoid arthritis. Explore the causes, symptoms, risk factors, as well as how to plan safe and effective massage sessions for clients with this condition.

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Relieving Chronic Pain with Massage Therapy

By Pete Whitridge | 2 CE credits

Dive into the principles of working with clients experiencing chronic pain. Review the current science on pain relief and explore how to apply new strategies to your practice. Plus, discover ideas for home care including warm and cold therapies and when it's time to refer clients out for support.

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Headaches: Relief with Massage Therapy

By Nancy Dail | 4 CE credits

Discover how massage therapy can be an effective treatment for relieving tension-type and cluster headaches. Delve into the common causes, contraindications and learn how Dimensional Massage Therapy (DMT) can relieve headaches, stress and tension.

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Upper Body: Addressing Shoulder and Neck Pain with Massage Therapy

By Steve Jurch and Jessica Crow | 3 CE credits

Shoulder and neck pain can cause significant discomfort and impact a client’s quality of life. Learn the common causes of this type of pain and explore practical techniques that can be used during your massage therapy session.

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TMJ: Relief with Massage Therapy

By Scott Raymond | 4 CE credits

Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction, commonly referred to as TMD, affects approximately 10 million people in the U.S. every year. In this course, take an in-depth look at the potential causes and conventional treatments of TMD, while exploring how massage therapy can benefit those with this condition.

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