Approved by NCBTMB, FL BOM, and LABMT for a maximum of 12 CE hours. Not approved for NY massage therapists. #20-667614
Examine the causes and effects related to these disorders. Learn the history of treatments and the great potential for recovery.
This course comprises two related topics: 6 hours Post Traumatic Stress and Anxiety Disorders and 6 hours on Phantom Limb Pain.
One in five people take drugs for anxiety or depression, and most have suicidal side effects. Massage makes a difference for soldiers and civilians. Read studies done by the VA confirming benefits to war vets with these disorders and learn how to work with amputees having PTSD and phantom limb pain. Specific anxiety disorders are PTSD, OCD, phobias, panic, and general anxiety. Also, learn about virtual massage for phantom limb pain - the mirror box therapy and the doctor responsible for it. We cover the design and protocol for massage sessions based on information amputees share, including candid sharing of their feelings. Knowing about prosthetics is essential when working with amputees; a section is included. Moreover, as with all our medical-type massage courses, we have included the background science that gives the leading edge needed to stay at the top of your field.
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