MASSAGE TECHNIQUES FOR THE AGING POPULATION
By: Institute for Continuing Education

Course Description

THIS IS A LIVE CLASS, HELD IN-PERSON AT THE SCHOOL. SEATS WILL BE LIMITED.

Course Objectives:

Learn massage techniques and modifications for the older patient, as well as special concerns, assessments, cautions, contraindications, age-related health problems and more. Includes hands-on practice work.

Course Outline:

Discuss physiological, psychological and sociological aspects of aging.

Discuss client assessment, cautions and contraindications, psychological aspects of contact with the elderly, attention to detail in the assessment of the older client.

Demonstrate modification standard massage techniques and discuss the development of methods to suit each client’s special needs.

Learn how to deal with specific age related health problems, such as diabetes, artificial joints, osteoporosis, kyphosis, swellings and edema, stroke recovery, peripheral vascular disease, Parkinson’s disease, and Alzheimer’s syndrome.

Practice hands-on work.

Dress comfortably. Please bring a flat sheet.

6 CEUs for Massage Therapists and Chiropractors

Complimentary lunch will be served.

Course Details

  • MASSAGE TECHNIQUES FOR THE AGING POPULATION
  • By:    Institute for Continuing Education
  • Instructor:    Dr. Toni Lasala, PhD, LMT, CSCS
  • Total CE Hours:    6
  • Course Format:     Live In Person Seminar
  • Course Start:    06/17/2021   09:00am
  • Course End:    06/17/2021   03:30pm
  • Time Zone:    Eastern
  • Location State:    New Jersey
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  • Course Categories:     DC Continuing Education
  • Course Subjects | CE HOURS:
    • Adjustive Technique  -6 CE Hours
    • Geriatrics  -6 CE Hours