In this session, describe how hip, knee and shoulder dysfunction and degeneration are related anatomically. Participants will assess of how each joint moves and the ways viscero-somatic reflexes often a?ect their capacity and function. Explain massage session techniques for preventing hip, knee and shoulder replacements in your clients. Gain tips for communicating with doctors and physical therapists to facilitate improved quality of life for your clients.
At the completion of this course, the participant will be able to:
- Review the relevant anatomy of the hip, knee and shoulder joints and assess how each actually moves and does not move;
- Identify the progression of deterioration in the hip, knee and shoulder joints to utilize massage techniques that will aleviate pain and contribute to the client’s quality of life;
- Discuss post-surgical restrictions for hip and knee replacement surgery clients;
- Identify how to communicate effectively with physicians and physical therapists to facilitate improved client outcomes.
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.
Course Approval Code(s)
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