Lower Extremity Massage Course in Georgia

Lower Extremity

Each part of the body requires different massage techniques to achieve the results your clients want. That’s why we require our students to complete specialized courses for areas of the body, beginning with the lower extremities. During our lower extremity massage course in Georgia, you’ll learn the function, structure, palpation assessment, and treatment of the soft tissues associated with the foot, ankle, knee, and hip.

Georgia Massage School helps you further your proficiency with advanced techniques for the lower extremities, including orthopedic, deep-transverse friction, and Swedish massage. This course also prepares you to begin your clinical internship, where you can start putting your new knowledge to practice. Start the enrollment process today to begin training for a fulfilling, hands-on career.

Topics Covered

To get you one step closer to your massage certification, our lower extremity course includes the following topics:

Topics Covered Include:

Pregnancy Massage

You’ll learn the key differences between normal and high-risk pregnancies, as well as how to position pregnant clients safely.

Deep Transverse Friction Massage

We’ll teach you the advanced Cyriax friction massage technique, which can restore painless mobility to tendons, muscles, and ligaments.

Neuromuscular Therapy

Learn how to treat and release trigger points to alleviate hyperirritability in soft tissue with neuromuscular therapy.

Orthopedic Massage

To prepare you for your massage therapy career, we teach you how to increase your efficacy of treatments by combining massage techniques with both active and passive movements.


Our instructors will demonstrate the different types of stretching, including dynamic, static, pin and stretch, and rope stretching.

Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation

Explore how to enhance stretching to increase tissue’s range of motion and length for future clients.

Introduction to Orthopedic Physical Assessment

Knowing how to assess your clients is vital, so we teach a systematic gathering information and develop customized treatment plans.

Anatomy & Physiology

Our lower extremities massage course also requires studying the relevant articular and muscular systems.

Start Your Training Today

When you’re ready to start studying for your new career, explore the information found at the links below. Then contact our admissions department to begin the enrollment process.