Delve into the principles of working with clients experiencing chronic pain. Review the current science and strategies on pain relief and explore how to apply this to your practice. Discover education ideas for home care including warm and cold therapies and referring clients out for support.
This course includes short videos to enhance the text content.
When you finish this course, you will be able to:
- Discuss the guiding principles to create a safe, comforting and supportive massage session plan for people experiencing chronic pain;
- Describe and outline pain relief strategies that help affect the nervous system and create parasympathetic dominance for clients;
- Cite examples of home care skills that a client can learn to help with anxiety or sleep;
- Assess when to offer hot and cold therapies that enhance home care and injury recovery.
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 expire one year from the date of purchase. When a course expires, you will no longer have access to the course materials and will be required to re-purchase the course.
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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.
Online courses are non-refundable. AMTA will not cover fees incurred from duplicate payments, insufficient funds, stopped payments or credit/debit cards over