Relieving Sciatica
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Relieving Sciatica

Author(s): Timothy Agnew

2CE credits 6 Lessons Text

Sciatica is a condition common among massage therapy clients. Learn an entire body approach to stretches that can help relieve this type of pain. Understand the effects of other conditions that frequently occur with sciatica.  

When you finish this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe three common routes of pain for clients with sciatica.
  • List conditions that might coexist with sciatica.
  • Define Clinical Flexibility and Therapeutic Exercise (CFTE) including the responsibilities of the client.
  • Explain why correcting biomechanical dysfunction is important for clients with sciatica.

  1. Sciatica and the Sciatic Nerve
  2. Treatment of Sciatica
  3. Stretching and Sciatica
  4. CTFE Stretches
  5. The Role of CFTE
  6. Relieving Sciatica mtj article

Timothy Agnew, BA, NCB, LMT is the author of Dynamic Flexibilty and creator of the video, CFTE: Assisted Clinical Flexibility. He is owner of Intent Publications, which offers dynamic seminars and multimedia to massage therapists and health care professionals nationwide. 

All photography in this course by Herb Booth.