Lower Extremity Massage Course in Georgia
Each part of the human body requires different massage techniques and training to ensure you are able to deliver the results your clients are seeking. With our lower extremity massage course in Georgia, we focus on providing you with a comprehensive understanding of the function, structure, palpation assessment, and treatment of the soft tissues associated with the foot, ankle, knee, and hip.
Through our course, you are able to develop proficiency when it comes to advanced techniques focusing on the lower extremities, including orthopedic, deep-transverse friction, and Swedish massage. This course also prepares you to begin your clinical internship onsite at Georgia Massage School so you can start putting your new knowledge to practice.
Topics Covered Include:
Learn the difference between normal and high-risk pregnancies, as well as how to safely position pregnant clients.
Deep Transverse Friction Massage
Learn the advanced Cyriax friction massage technique, which is used to restore painless mobility to tendons, muscles, and ligaments.
Learn how to treat and release trigger points to alleviate hyperirritability in soft tissue.
Learn how to increase the efficacy of your treatments by combining a variety of different massage techniques with both active and passive movements.
Learn about the different types of stretching, including dynamic, static, pin and stretch, and rope stretching.
Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation
Learn how to enhance stretching to increase the range of motion and length in tissue.
Introduction to Orthopedic Physical Assessment
Learn a systematic method of gathering information and how to use this information to develop a customized treatment plan for a client.
Anatomy & Physiology
Learn detailed information about the articular and muscular systems.