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Helping Clients Manage Migraines

$45.00 members / $75.00 nonmembers     3.0 credit hours

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Helping Clients Manage Migraines

Learn how massage therapy can help clients who suffer from migraines and the special considerations to keep in mind. Find ways to market the benefits of your services to this population, and get detailed information on migraine types, phases, triggers, symptoms and common approaches to best help your clients.

NOTE: The information contained in this course is intended to provide a general overview of considerations for working with clients with migraines.


Explore how clients with migraines can benefit from massage therapy, including information on how to educate yourself about migraines and how to market to this client base. When you finish this course you will be able to:

  • Understand how and why to market the benefit of your services to clients with migraines.
  • Describe the phases, types, triggers and symptoms of migraines.
  • Describe different types of treatment for migraines.
  • List pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic considerations for massage therapy for clients with migraines.


This course contains information that is proprietary. None of the material contained within this course may be used without the express written permission of AMTA unless otherwise indicated in the course. As a reminder, before practicing any new modalities or techniques, check with your state’s massage therapy regulatory authority to ensure they are within the state’s defined scope of practice for massage therapy.

About the author(s)

Helen Tosch is an award-winning writer and editor with more than 14 years of experience editing and writing for a variety of audiences and professions. She’s written for a variety of online and print publications and has an extensive background in writing for varying health care organizations, including Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Assurant Health.

Course approval codes

MSP #182; LCEU0001613

Course expiration

Please note that you must complete each AMTA online learning course and pass the exam one year from the date of purchase. If you do not complete the course and pass the exam within one year, you will be required to re-purchase the course.


Online courses are non-refundable. AMTA will not cover fees incurred from duplicate payments, insufficient funds, stopped payments or credit/debit cards over credit limits.

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