According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, “Americans spend at least $50 billion each year on low back pain, the most common cause of job-related disability and a leading contributor to missed work. Back pain is the second most common neurological ailment in the United States."
Massage therapy can help reduce low back pain and disability associated with the condition. Massage therapists, get information to help your clients manage low back pain in these online and hands-on continuing education opportunities.
Online Low Back & Massage CE
Lower Back Pain & the Role of Massage Therapy | 2.5 CE Credits
Review descriptions of lower back pain and how to best use massage therapy to reduce lower back pain in clients as well as self-care for both clients and massage therapists that improve or prevent lower back pain. When you complete this course you will be able to:
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Hands-on Low Back CE at the AMTA 2017 National Convention
Moving Your Client Beyond Low Back Pain After Abdominal Surgery (Hands-on)
Jenice Mattek specializes in working with clients six weeks to 60 years post-surgery. She co-authored What Lies Beneath: The Under-realized Effects of Breast, Abdominal and Pelvic Surgeries, How It Affects You and What You Can Do About It. Jenice is a member of AMTA and the Fascial Research Society. She is co-founder of the Institute for Integrative Health and Fitness Education.
There are millions of abdominal surgeries each year. Discover common and not-so-common causes for low back pain post-abdominal surgery, and how to help clients move beyond the pain utilizing an easy-to-follow system.
Materials Required: Massage table
Reserve Your Spot: September 16 in Pasadena, California
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